Fiddler Crabs

Fiddle Me This:

Fiddle Me This is a lesson plan for grades 9 – 12.

In the lesson, students will analyze various types of models to analyze and draw conclusions about fiddler crabs and their role in ecosystems.

The goal of this activity is to address the following guiding questions:

How has the fiddler crab population range been affected by climate change?









How might this change in the range of the fiddler crab population affect the ecosystems in which they live?

Go to Fiddle Me This for the lesson plan download. (PDF 1.3MB)

This lesson was developed based on research by David Samuel Johnson.  It was developed by four high school teachers participating in the 2016 Museum Institute for Teaching Science Summer institute.