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Polar Newsletter Part 9: The Soup that Feeds the World

The smallest marine life in the Polar ice biome is very important to the entire life cycle. Plankton is the foundation for the food chain. They drift in the sea currents. There are two types of plankton, phytoplankton and zooplankton. Phytoplankton is plant based and zooplankton is animal based. Crustaceans and other fish larvae are a part of zooplankton.

Here are some interesting facts about zooplankton:

Here are some zooplankton reading cards

 

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