Oysters provide an important service for Long Island Sound. Discover the role they play to the ecosystem and as a marine industry.
• What is a mollusk?
• Oyster anatomy
• Oyster Reefs
• Threats to the eastern oyster
Interdependent Relationships in Ecosystems: 3-LS4-3; 3-LS4-4
Structure, Function, and Information Processing: 4-LS1-1
Earth and Human Activity: 5-ESS3-1
Earth and Human Activity: 5-ESS3
Structures and Processes: MS-LS1-3
Ecosystems: MS-LS2-4; MS-LS2-5
Ecosystems: Interactions, Energy and Dynamics: HS-LS2.C, HS-LS2-7
Biodiversity and Humans: HS-LS4.D
Earth’s Systems: 4-ESS1-1; 4-ESS2-1; 4-ESS3-2
Earth’s Systems: 5-ESS2-1, 5-ESS2-2; 5-ESS3-1
Human Impacts: MS-ESS3-3