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These overviews of selected topics are like mini-courses. Ichthyology includes fish form and anatomy, taxonomy, swimming, senses, reproduction, with good illustrations. Coral reef fish ecology covers fish identification, roles of competition and predation. Ecology unit offers definitions, describes energy transfer, materials cycling, niches, species diversity. Coral reef covers coral biology, anatomy, ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14), College (15-16)
Resource type: Ref. material
Subject: Biology, Ecology, Biological oceanography, Physical oceanography
 
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Natural history information on some of the organisms found on soft-bottoms mainly in the coasts of Washington. Good pictures and highlights on common invertebrates and plants species, with scientific names provided. Special emphasis on evolutionary adaptations of feeding and other interesting physiological issues. Information on sampling devices also included. Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12)
Resource type: Case study, Photograph, Lecture
Subject: Biology, Ecology, Environmental science
 
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Learning resources about oysters and current issues in Chesapeake Bay. Students learn about oyster anatomy, ballast water, invasive species and more through online puzzles. Teachers can download 10 multidisciplinary lesson plans about oyster biology and fishery issues. Links to web resources on the Bay, oysters, plankton and biofilms. Also available: day programs with hands-on and shipboard activities ... Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8)
Resource type: Computer activity, Course, Curriculum
Subject: Biology, Ecology, Environmental science, Biological oceanography
 
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U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service resource defines shorebird and identifies bird families making up this diverse group. Introduces migratory life style with examples of timing, routes, distances. Provides current population estimates, identifies threats and conservation efforts to protect them. Bibliography and links to other resources. Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Ref. material
Subject: Biology, Ecology, Environmental science
 
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Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority's resource and activity center for teachers and students. Find teaching units for K-12 on: coral reef habitats and marine life; human dependence and impacts on the reef; biodiversity and threatened species; coastal zone and reef management. Lesson plans offer objectives, inquiry learning focus activities, resources, class or field activities. Student pages ... Full description.
Grade level: Primary (K-2), Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Curriculum, Photograph, Ref. material
Subject: Biology, Ecology, Environmental science, Biological oceanography
 
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Four lesson plans focus on understanding toxic and harmful algal blooms. Designed for use in conjunction with Bigelow Laboratory's "Toxic and Harmful Algal Bloom" web site. Each module includes background, learning objectives, student preparation, and standards-related classroom or lab activity. Topics cover: role of algae in the food web; development of algal blooms; impacts and bioaccumulation of ... Full description.
Grade level: Primary (K-2), Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Curriculum
Subject: Biology, Ecology, Environmental science
 
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Water cycle concepts and basics including the distribution of water on the planet in oceans, rivers and lakes, glaciers and atmosphere. Defines basic terms: states of water, evaporation, transpiration, condensation, precipitation, melting. Good illustrations, maps and photos. Excellent list itemizes human uses and impacts on water and the water cycle. Links to more detailed references are provided, ... Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8)
Resource type: Ref. material
Subject: Ecology, Environmental science, Hydrology
 
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Interactive content highlights three imperiled south Florida ecosystems: the Everglades, Florida Bay, and Florida Keys. Provides introduction, definition, and image of each habitat type within the ecosystems; outlines threats to ecosystems and conservation issues. Other features include: introduced species and their impacts; biological profiles for marine and freshwater fishes from the Florida Museum's ... Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14), College (15-16), General public
Resource type: Ref. material
Subject: Biology, Ecology, Environmental science
 
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This comprehensive booklet from North Carolina Sea Grant explains what sand dunes are and how they work, their zonation, plant species and ecology. Provides information on dune erosion, vegetation types, planting and management practices. Also covers beaches, waves and shoreline processes that affect dunes, as well as human interactions. Includes good line illustrations. Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14), College (15-16), General public
Resource type: Ref. material
Subject: Ecology, Environmental science, Geology
 
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This collaboration of over 20 institutions and agencies monitors target species of intertidal plants and animals at nearly 60 Southern California shore sites. Site provides species images and profiles, sampling methods, data and publications. Tidepools are the focus of a math curriculum that meets CA standards. Good resource for California teachers. Full description.
Grade level: Primary (K-2), Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Classroom activity, Ref. material
Subject: Biology, Ecology, Environmental science
 
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