Lazy River Drifters

Lazy River Drifters

National Geographic Explorer, Gabby Corradino squelches through the mud of the Anacostia River to show us how many plankton live in Washington, D.C., United States, and why they are so cool. Plankton are responsible for most of the oxygen we breathe, but that is only one of many reasons to appreciate these tiny organisms. Gabby also teaches us how to collect plankton in our own backyards, so we can get up close and personal with our tiny neighbors.


5 - 12


Biology, Ecology, Earth Science

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André Gabrielli, National Geographic Society
Last Updated

October 19, 2023

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