Here today…Gone in 2061
Current models predict that the ocean’s pH will decrease through the time because of increased CO2 absorption by the ocean. Organisms that incorporate calcium into their bodies will most likely be adversely affected. In this lesson, students will realize that the ocean’s they experience today may be different from what they will share with their children. They will also investigate the role that a calcifying organism of their choice fits into the world.
Authors: Katie Lodes; EARTH 2011