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Zebra Mussel Mania
Curriculum Guide and Teacher Resource Portfolio

Curriculum Guide IL-IN-SG-97-26

Teacher Resource Portfolio IL-IN-SG-95-2P

Zebra Mussel Mania teaches elementary and middle school students (grades 3-8) about the effects of zebra mussels and other invasive species on ecosystems and local economies. The curriculum guide contains 10 activities, teaching basic concepts across
a broad range of subjects.

Alien Invaders
Looking at the Zebra Mussel Menace
Don't Have a Clue
Mussel to Mussel
How Big are your Mussels?
Filtering Fools
All Clogged Up
Family Reunion
The Web of Life Game

*These products are intended for use with the Zebra Mussel Traveling Trunk, which can
be borrowed from lending centers across
the country.

For more information, contact Terri Hallesy at 217-244-8809 or email



Kimberly Lomax
Office Manager

Terri Hallesy
Education Coordinator

Illinois-Indiana Sea Grant
Purdue University
195 Marsteller Street
West Lafayette, IN 47907-2033
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Sea Grant
Purdue University