Which phytoplankton are you?

Through this fun little quiz, you will find out what type of phytoplankton you are



Individual activity

Duration: 5 min

Type of activity: online quiz

Language: English

Material required: a computer or a tablet

 This short activity is a fun way to introduce phytoplankton and its different types. This questionnaire can be used as an introduction to a lesson or activity on phytoplankton or marine plant biology.

Throughout the quiz, participants are asked to answer questions about their tastes and social behaviour. At the end of the questionnaire, they will discover which species of phytoplankton they match. The site provides links to learn more about the species obtained. They can also print a certificate showcasing their phytoplankton identity.

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