Blooming Jeopardy

Theme:Water Protection
Location:The Pines
Map #:46
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Purpose

Blue Green Algae (Cyanobacteria) naturally exists in our waters but occurrences of blooms seem to be on the rise. ┬áThis fun, team “game show” activity will help students understand more about this water inhabitant, the effect of blooms and what they can do to help decrease them from happening.

Key Messages

  • Blue Green Algae is a naturally occurring cyanobacteria
  • Cyanobacteria are bacteria that live in water and make food similarly to plants (Photosynthesis)
  • Blue Green Algae blooms can cause problems
  • Humans can help decrease Blue Green Algae blooms

 

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