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This site presents an account of a research cruise to investigate how the food webs in different oceanic habitats vary. The scientists wanted to see ocean life in its natural environment and conduct experiments that would not be possible in the laboratory. They looked specifically at three types of ocean habitat: the open ocean, the continental shelf, and an upwelling area. The researchers were hoping ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14)
Resource type: Field trip - virtual
Subject: Biological oceanography, Chemical oceanography
 
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In this lesson students will investigate sampling strategies for biological communities in the ocean to see how well biological samples represent the actual communities from which they are taken. As a result of this activity, they will be able to identify the three realms of the Arctic Ocean and describe the relationships between these realms. They will also learn the concepts of sampling at intervals ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8)
Resource type: Lesson plan
Subject: Ecology, Biological oceanography
 
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These activities were designed to enhance the third chapter of a module about wetlands that covers flood and erosion control, fish and wildlife habitat, food webs, wetlands "supermarket", and recreation and aesthetics. The activities can be used as part of the module or can stand alone as lab activities. In the first activity students will observe how different soil components such as peat, sand, ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8)
Resource type: Classroom activity, Lab activity
Subject: Ecology, Geology, Hydrology
 
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This resource explains a number of critical functions performed by wetlands. Students will discover that wetlands moderate impacts from flooding, control erosion, purify water, and provide habitat for fish and wildlife. They also provide a unique natural environment for people to enjoy outdoor recreation activities. It is part of a module that aims to help students get to know the complexities of ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8)
Resource type: Guide for instructor
Subject: Ecology, Hydrology, Policy issues
 
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This resource will help students to locate and identify wetlands in their local area. It suggests using student-based research and contacting local officials. Another suggestion is for students to just look around or to use maps. This is part of a module that aims to help students get to know the complexities of wetlands, discover wildlife, enjoy the experience of being outdoors, and learn how necessary ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8)
Resource type: Guide for instructor
Subject: Environmental science, Policy issues
 
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In this activity students will become familiar with oceanography terms by writing an oceanography horror story. Terms include sea floor features, marine organisms, oceanographic sampling, and creative writing. Students can use their imaginations to good advantage in this activity, but they must get the facts right! For example, they can change one characteristic of an organism, such as increasing ... Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Classroom activity
Subject: Ecology, Geology, Biological oceanography
 
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This activity can be used as an introduction to the world of aquatic organisms or as an investigation into ways of assessing diversity. Most of the life forms in fresh and salt water are microscopic, or at least small enough to benefit from being magnified for observation. In this activity students use a simple method to collect living microorganisms from natural and/or artificial environments and ... Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Lab activity
Subject: Biology, Biological oceanography
 
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This resource features three sections devoted to learning about coral reefs: an online tutorial, an educational roadmap to resources, and formal lesson plans. The tutorial presents an overview of coral biology and threats to coral reefs. Topics include characteristics of corals, the relationship of corals and zooxanthellae, stony corals and reef formation, the importance of coral reefs, and natural ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14)
Resource type: Lesson plan, Tutorial, Illustration - scientific, Index / Bibliography, Ref. material
Subject: Biology, Ecology, Environmental science, Biological oceanography
 
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Fisheries Learning on the Web (FLOW) is a comprehensive curriculum about the Great Lakes ecosystem, fisheries, and environmental stewardship. Each lesson includes a classroom or field activity to facilitate problem-based learning for younger students. The curriculum consists of three units: Food Web, which emphasizes that all organisms in an ecosystem are connected and that this structure is sensitive ... Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Classroom activity, Field activity, Curriculum, Guide for instructor, Lesson plan
Subject: Biology, Ecology, Environmental science, Hydrology, Biological oceanography
 
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In this activity students investigate the facts behind animal adaptations, and observe, record and report their findings. Examples include the body parts of sharks, camouflage of foxes, raccoon behavior, and bear hibernation. Observation and report sheets contain questions to guide students in their work. There are also examples of student reports and a teacher guide. Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8)
Resource type: Classroom activity, Guide for instructor, Ref. material
Subject: Biology, Ecology
 
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