Covers the importance of echinoderms in the ecosystem and their uses by humans.
Sea cucumbers may not seem impressive, but they are actually the source of inspiration for a new smart polymer. Researchers unveil a polymer that can change from a hard to soft plastic in seconds when exposed to a liquid.
With this KWL Chart, reflect on your prior knowledge of a concept, come up with questions you’re curious about, and come up with answers from the reading.
Describes how purple sea urchins have been destroying kelp forests due to elimination of their natural predators by humans.