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These lesson plans in life sciences, physical science, chemistry and engineering link to projects of NOAA's Aquarius undersea research station. Topics include the: impacts of buoyancy, pressure and light on underwater research; effects of physical oceanography on coral reefs; effects of water temperature on the coral/zooxanthellae symbiosis; engineering of AUVs; fish survey techniques; chemical ecology; ... Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12)
Resource type: Lesson plan
Subject: Biology, Biological oceanography, Physical oceanography
 
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Overview of the horseshoe crab (Limulus polyphemus), a major Mid-Atlantic resource. Topics covered include: horseshoe crab biology and life cycle, breeding beaches and ecological importance of horseshoe crab eggs for migrating birds. Biomedical and other uses of horseshoe crabs are explained, and impacts of overharvesting on their populations are described. Current research, fishery management, volunteer ... Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Ref. material
Subject: Biology, Ecology, Environmental science, Biological oceanography
 
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What does over-fishing mean? What are the effects of over-fishing on fish stocks? Through the game in this lesson, students will understand the effects of over-fishing on the sustainability of fish stocks and, thus, the ability to meet the human demand for seafood. Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Lesson plan
Subject: Biology, Ecology, Environmental science, Biological oceanography
 
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Students will learn about the diverse marine ecosystems found in the Pacific and Atlantic Oceans and off the coast of American Samoa, and protection of their natural and cultural resources. In the resource, students first learn about the marine sanctuaries and the work in small groups to develop posters. Can be used in both formal and informal education. Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8)
Resource type: Classroom activity, Ref. material
Subject: Ecology, Environmental science, Biological oceanography
 
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The Coral Literature, Education and Outreach (CLEO) project leverages techniques developed at NOAA/AOML under the Explorer of the Seas, and several CHAMP Programs. The Educational Modules have been developed primarily for middle school classes. Each module consists of three segments: background information (science behind the instrument), classroom experiment (experiment to test parameter instrument ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Classroom activity
Subject: Ecology, Environmental science, Biological oceanography, Chemical oceanography
 
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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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Project Oceanica's goal is to integrate education with oceanographic research and exploration, and to develop educational resources and programs available to college and high school students, as well as to K-12 educators. Site is a comprehensive collection of Project Oceanica programs and resources. Features expedition and research information, photo and video galleries, field guides, shark and billfishes ... Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12), Graduate / Professional
Resource type: Field activity, Lab activity, Photograph, Video, Ref. material, In-situ dataset, Remotely sensed dataset
Subject: Ecology, Environmental science, Geology, Biological oceanography, Physical oceanography
 
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Follow ocean explorations in near real-time, learn about ocean exploration technologies, observe remote marine flora and fauna in the multimedia gallery, review NOAA's 200-year history of ocean exploration, and discover additional NOAA resources in a virtual library. View current expeditions or take a look back at the archived ones. Most expeditions feature fact sheets, photographs, explorer logs, ... Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Photograph, Video, Ref. material
Subject: Environmental science, Biological oceanography, Chemical oceanography, Physical oceanography, Technology
 
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Caro-COOPS is based upon an array of coastal and offshore moorings deployed off of the coast of the Carolinas. Mousing over a buoy on the map displays measurements including: latitude and longitude, air and water temperature, wind conditions, solar radiation, and for most, salinity, chlorophyll, surface current information, and more. Clicking on the buoy opens a new window that displays the measurements ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), Graduate / Professional
Resource type: In-situ dataset, Modeled dataset
Subject: Atmospheric science, Environmental science, Biological oceanography, Chemical oceanography, Physical oceanography
 
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NOAA's many educational activities are distributed across the agency. This site has been designed to help students, teachers, librarians and the general public access the many educational activities, publications, and booklets that have been produced. Full description.
Grade level: Primary (K-2), Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12), Graduate / Professional
Resource type: Ref. material, Government portal
Subject: Atmospheric science, Environmental science, Biological oceanography, Chemical oceanography, Physical oceanography
 
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