Rock-A-Bye Baby! Estuaries – Project Explanation YOUR TASK: Create a poster display on estuaries. Materials needed: - 1 sheet of poster paper/board (2.5’ x 2.8’) - Colored felt-tipped markers - Pictures from magazines, computer printouts, etc. - Glue - Scissors - Ruler Task explanation: Now it is time for you to display your understanding of your learning! Pretend that you are a baby in a Hawaiian marine ecosystem/estuary and you need a safe environment to live in. Design a nursery that will keep you safe!. Think about this question as you work to complete this project. Why would you choose to spend your earliest days of your life in this “nest” as opposed to the open ocean? Task steps: __ 1. Choose a marine species you would like to be __ 2. Design the nest/bedroom for your species In designing the nest/bedroom, make certain that it contains the following: __ a picture/drawing of yourself as the baby __ biotic and abiotic factors which you will need to survive (if you need more information about biotic and abiotic factors, go to WebQuest 4.1) __ possible roommates you might have in your nest/bedroom area __ picture and description of the “lushness” of your home outside of your nest __ 3. Review the rubric to make certain you have addressed all components.