Stimulating Understanding of Computational science through Collaboration, Exploration, Experiment, and Discovery for students with Hearing Impairments
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Daphnia and Algae: a Study of Pond Dynamics

This page has additional background material and links to resources that may help you prepare for and extend the lesson.

This site sells daphnia culture and explains how to raise them. 

This site has information on several small crustaceans that can be found living with daphnia. 

This site describes a controlled experiment to create a model of the environmental effects on daphnia. 

This site gives a lesson plan for using daphnia to investigate drugs like nicotine, caffeine, aspirin, alcohol, and sleeping
pills on the heart rates of Daphnia. 

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