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National Ocean Service (NOS) scientists collect, study, predict and disseminate information about tides and water levels. Tutorial introduces the causes and variations of tides and currents, their impacts on human activities, navigation and organisms. Lesson plans include data for classroom activities, as well as resource links and teacher guides. A NSTA SciLinks selected site. Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Lesson plan, Index / Bibliography, Ref. material, Educational portal
Subject: Biological oceanography, Physical oceanography, Technology
 
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Overview of coral reef conservation and research by National Ocean Service. Provides a coral reef definition and background on: coral biology and life cycle, zooxanthellae and symbiosis, ecology, reef formation and distribution, importance of reef habitats and ecosystems, current research and protection efforts, including the Coral Reef Early Warning System. Lesson plans include: tutorials on the ... 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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Use real-time data to investigate the driving forces behind the Gulf Stream, learn how it affects the Atlantic Ocean, and explore how it affects mankind on a daily basis. This website provides classroom activities in science, math, history and language arts. Use the material as a complete tutorial, or use pieces individually to supplement traditional classroom lessons. Many external links that provide ... Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Classroom activity, Lesson plan, Module / Unit, Tutorial, Ref. material, In-situ dataset
Subject: Environmental science, Biological oceanography, Chemical oceanography, Physical oceanography
 
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Four teaching units show how NASA satellites measure ocean productivity. Topics cover: marine food web from producers to consumers and decomposers; phytoplankton diversity, classification and adaptations; studying photosynthesis with technology, from microscopes to satellites; and biology of algal blooms. Units include: background, lesson plans using on-line data or instructions for classroom and ... Full description.
Grade level: Primary (K-2), Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Module / Unit, Remotely sensed dataset
Subject: Biology, Ecology, Environmental science, Biological oceanography, Physical oceanography, Physics, Technology
 
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