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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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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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This site provides information about the distribution and ecology of kelp beds, as seen in the Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary. Other topics include associated animal species and human use and impacts. Materials Include photos; detailed text descriptions of kelp life history; seasonal patterns; dominant species; associated algal, invertebrate and vertebrate assemblages; and anthropogenic uses. ... Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12)
Resource type: 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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A data analysis activity for assessing zebra mussel invasion risk in Virginia. Site includes background information on the zebra mussel, including methods of relocation, teacher guide, a list of additional resources, and a detailed classroom activity. Activity covers zebra mussel biology, optimal habitat characteristics, environmental impacts, action plans, and follow up activities. Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Classroom activity, Lesson plan, Ref. material
Subject: Biology, Ecology, Environmental science, Hydrology, Biological oceanography
 
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An online ocean science course for K-12 teachers. This course explores the ocean within the Earth system with special emphasis on (1) water and energy flow into and out of the ocean, (2) the internal properties of the ocean, (3) interactions between the ocean and the other components of the Earth system, and (4) human and societal impacts on those interactions. Site features course schedule and additional ... Full description.
Grade level: Graduate / Professional
Resource type: Course, Ref. material
Subject: Atmospheric science, Biology, Environmental science, Hydrology, Biological oceanography, Chemical oceanography, Physical oceanography
 
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Portal to NOAA programs on coral reef research, management, protection. Online booklet describes corals, importance of reefs as habitat, value to humans, natural and human impacts. Site offers outreach and online educational materials, including lesson plans and list of things you can do. Search coral reef data and publications, find funding opportunities, review state of U.S. reefs, local and national ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14), College (15-16), General public
Resource type: Ref. material, Educational portal, Government portal
Subject: Biology, Environmental science, Biological oceanography
 
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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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Access to over 160 lesson plans developed by scientists and educators during NOAA's 2001-2004 Ocean Explorer field seasons. Search by grade level, geographical region, subject, specific expedition, or keyword. Lessons correspond with a NOAA exploration, can be supplemented with daily mission logs, images and video. They include: Learning Objectives, Background Information, Evaluations, Extensions, ... Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Curriculum
Subject: Atmospheric science, Biology, Chemistry, Ecology, Environmental science, Geology, Physics, Technology
 
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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)
Resource type: Computer activity, Imagery - remotely sensed, Photograph, Video, Visualization - scientific, Ref. material, 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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