HAB Monitoring in Whyville NOAA’s National Centers for Coastal Ocean Science (NCCOS) sponsored a scientist from the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution to create and regularly update a harmful algal bloom (HAB) monitoring feature in the virtual world of Whyville, including the virtual Plankton Lab at the Whyville Oceanographic Institute. (Find out more about WHOI and Whyville.) Visit Whyville
Help! It’s an HAB! from the Bigelow Laboratory for Ocean Sciences is part of a series of lessons that provide information and materials to teach students about the effects of harmful algal blooms on fish, as well as devising remediation techniques.The website features links to other related lessons and pages as well as a chart of education standards met by these activities by grade level.