Green Crab Attack: European Green Crab Explainer Activity

Activity Overview

This is a short explainer activity for a booth or similar informal education/outreach venue to share about marine invasive species monitoring and specifically European green crab in Alaska.


  • Participants will engage hands-on with a crab monitoring trap and sorting marine creatures found.
  • Participants will gain understanding about marine invasive species and how scientists monitor for them in the local environment.

Grade Level: K-2, 3-5, 6-8, and 9-12
Subject: Environmental Science
Concept: Patterns, Stability and change
Type: Game
File type: Explainer Activity
Duration: 5-10 Minutes

File Type: pdf
Categories: Explainer Activity
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