In The Invasion: A Case Study on the Hudson River, scientists at the Cary Institute for Ecosystem Studies investigating how zebra mussels, an invasive species, are affecting the ecology of the Hudson River.
This feature can be used to illustrate the process of science. It shows scientists using a variety of methods to collect data, and then using the data as evidence to investigate their research questions. (Read more about The Scientific Process.)
This Classroom Discussion Activity can be used to connect your students to the process of science, highlight overarching scientific themes, and enhance comprehension of the story.