Don’t Shut Your Mouth

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In this activity, students will compare and contrast the estuary mouth closures taking place at the Los Peñasquitos Lagoon and Tijuana River Research Reserve. By comparing these two different sites, students learn how mouth closures affect aquatic life in the estuaries. Specifically, students will see how mouth closures affect specific measurements of water quality, such as dissolved oxygen, within the estuaries.

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