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CORMP's goal is to provide an interdisciplinary science-based framework that supports sound public policy leading to wise coastal use, sustainable fisheries and improved coastal ocean ecosystem health. This site features an easy to use interactive map with real time and archived buoy and weather station data for southern North Carolina and South Carolina. The site also includes teacher resources including ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), Graduate / Professional
Resource type: Classroom activity, Computer activity, Illustration - scientific, Map, Ref. material, In-situ dataset, Modeled dataset
Subject: Atmospheric science, Climatology, Environmental science, Biological oceanography, Chemical oceanography, Physical oceanography
 
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Lesson plan defines dichotomous key and its role in classification. Students learn how to make a key and identify important organisms from a biofilm community in Chesapeake Bay. An interactive, online key with photos and species profiles challenges students to identify 8 invertebrates and an interactive quiz helps them test their understanding. Designed for use with the MD Sea Grant "Biofilms & ... Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12)
Resource type: Computer activity, Lesson plan
Subject: Biology
 
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The National Weather Service provides maps to track the latest U.S. weather. See local radar and animate the map to forecast where the storms are headed next. Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12), Graduate / Professional
Resource type: Computer activity, Ref. material
Subject: Atmospheric science, Climatology, Environmental science
 
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A spectacular interactive resource for introducing students to invasive, nonindigenous species. Students act as Sea Grant Super Sleuths to hunt down ten invasives. Though the resource is geared toward the Great Lakes region, many of the Top 10 invasive suspects are found elsewhere in the country, including the Chesapeake Bay, New England, the southeast, the west coast, and the Mississippi River. Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Computer activity, Ref. material
Subject: Biology, Ecology, Environmental science
 
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Sea Grant's award winning, comprehensive exotic species resource center with everything from educational materials to research findings on a variety of exotic species. Site features peer-reviewed literature, unreviewed publications, and the outreach section includes a searchable database of reference material covering all aspects of nonindigenous species, including individual exotic species. Also ... Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Computer activity, Case study, Ref. material
Subject: Biology, Ecology, Environmental science, Hydrology, Biological oceanography
 
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How do scientists gather data to determine whether global temperatures are warming? Past climatic conditions are recorded in tree rings, skeletons of tropical coral reefs, ice cores from glaciers and ice caps, and laminated sediments from lakes and oceans. Site provides an in-depth look at topics significant to climate change. Resources include slide sets, external links, a Climate TimeLine Information ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Computer activity, Case study, Tutorial, Non-profit portal
Subject: Climatology, Ecology, Natural hazards, Physical oceanography
 
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Visit this site on the underwater habitat/laboratory called Aquarius located in Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary. Take an interactive virtual tour, see images from inside and outside Aquarius, or get lesson plans about the physics of underwater diving or seven other topics. Additional features include aquanaut profiles, expedition journals, frequently asked questions, and the Aquarius user's ... Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12)
Resource type: Classroom activity, Computer activity, Photograph, Video, Ref. material
Subject: Chemistry, Environmental science, Biological oceanography, Physical oceanography, Physics, Technology
 
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Teaching activities that explore the ways currents are mapped and how they affect us. Includes background information, data, applications, and additional activities. Links to related sites, as well as a wealth of similar NOAA lessons covering a variety of marine and environmental science topics. Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8)
Resource type: Computer activity, Lesson plan, Ref. material
Subject: Atmospheric science, Environmental science, Physical oceanography
 
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Links to a variety of current oceanographic databases. Provides access to in situ and remotely sensed data, models, and a photo library from all over the world. Data available includes temperature, salinity, biological, nutrients, oxygen, and many more. View sea surface temperature animations, sea level changes, and plankton profiles for anywhere in the world. Data, graphs, and more are available ... Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12), College (13-14), College (15-16), Graduate / Professional
Resource type: Computer activity, Imagery - remotely sensed, Photograph, Video, Visualization - scientific, Ref. material, Government portal, In-situ dataset, Modeled dataset, Remotely sensed dataset
Subject: Atmospheric science, Biology, Chemistry, Environmental science, Geology, Biological oceanography, Chemical oceanography, Physical oceanography, Technology
 
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