Lesson Plan: Invent your own device to battle invasive species

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Stunning fish who were once kept as pets are destroying Florida’s coral reef ecosystem. In this PBS NewsHour lesson plan, students will learn how scientists are using a new invention, a lionfish zapping robot, to combat this harmful invasive species. Students will learn about the invention process, including researching an invasive species and designing an invention that will help counteract the organism’s negative effects.

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Advanced Placement (AP)
International Baccalaureate (IB)
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