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This lesson plan features information on guiding student research using the Asian shore crab, Hemigrapsus sanguineus, a nonindigenous species whose range now includes Maine to North Carolina. Because this crab has been known to inhabit the East Coast only since 1988, it serves as an excellent subject of novel research. The activity includes objectives, materials list, teacher guide, identifying, handling, ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Classroom activity, Field activity, Lab activity, Guide for instructor, Lesson plan, Ref. material
Subject: Biology, Ecology, Environmental science, Biological oceanography
 
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This 21 page guide highlights field trip sites between San Diego and Santa Cruz, California; California environmental organizations and programs (entire state); and a special section on California wetlands (entire state). Each field trip listing includes the site name, contact information, and a description of the site and the programs if offers. Full description.
Grade level: Primary (K-2), Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14), College (15-16), Graduate / Professional, General public
Resource type: Guide for field trip, Ref. material, Clearinghouse
Subject: Biology, Ecology, Environmental science
 
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The intent of OSEI is to infuse current ocean science research into middle school classrooms, by fostering interactions among experienced marine educators and ocean science researchers from the New England area. Read the latest OSEI news, review past projects and experiences, obtain contact and proposal information, and view the list of OSEI participants. The site also links to teacher resources, ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Ref. material
Subject: Ecology, Environmental science, Biological oceanography, Chemical oceanography, Physical oceanography
 
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In OSEI, researchers and middle school teachers, district science coordinators and facilitators collaborate to share resources, materials and expertise. This site provides educators several lesson plans on topics including: the role of the carbon cycle in algae growth, sea scallops, plankton, waves and tsunamis, and the invasive species, Hemigrapsus sanguineus, the Asian shore crab. The site also ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), Graduate / Professional
Resource type: Classroom activity, Field activity, Lab activity, Lesson plan, Ref. material
Subject: Biology, Chemistry, Ecology, Environmental science, Natural hazards, Biological oceanography, Chemical oceanography, Physical oceanography, Physics
 
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The COSEE-NE seeks to strengthen the New England region's capacity to develop and provide high-quality ocean science education in both formal and informal settings by understanding the needs of, working with, and facilitating interactions among educators, researchers, and the public. This Site features information on what makes a good resource, recent activities, some of which include downloadable ... Full description.
Grade level: Graduate / Professional
Resource type: Ref. material
Subject: Ecology, Environmental science, Biological oceanography
 
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This complete lab activity features objectives, color diagrams, materials list, set up and experiment instructions, expected results, and conclusions. The procedure was created by scientists, university professors, and public school teachers. Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), Graduate / Professional
Resource type: Lab activity, Guide for instructor, Ref. material
Subject: Atmospheric science, Biology, Ecology, Environmental science
 
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A collection of Great Lakes resources approved by COSEE-GL. Activities employ several different media, including the internet, literature supplements, and case study packets. Topics include exotic, or nonindigenous, species, cargo shipping, water movement, biodiversity, and much more. Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Classroom activity, Computer activity, Lesson plan, Ref. material
Subject: Ecology, Environmental science, Biological oceanography, Chemical oceanography, Physical oceanography
 
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A comprehensive, interdisciplinary K-8 curriculum designed to be used by the whole school over the entire school year. Teacher training available through a summer institute, in-services, and customized site-based consulting. School year ends with a week- or month-long Ocean Immersion event with guest speakers, field trips and special projects. Full description.
Grade level: Primary (K-2), Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), Graduate / Professional
Resource type: Course, Curriculum
Subject: Ecology, Environmental science, Geology, Biological oceanography, Chemical oceanography, Physical oceanography
 
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The Center for Ocean Sciences Education Excellence (COSEE) SouthEast program has links to resources for the South Atlantic Bight, the U.S. coastal area from North Carolina to Florida. Topics addressed include exploration, fisheries, oceanography, benthic ecology, Charleston Bump, mega fauna and biology, monitoring, management, and inshore waters and river basins. Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14), General public
Resource type: Presentation / Demo, Ref. material
Subject: Biology, Ecology, Environmental science, Hydrology, Biological oceanography, Technology
 
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