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This website has a wealth of resources on North Carolina's estuaries including lesson plans, field guides, field trips opportunities, professional development opportunities and online water and weather data. Site also features EstuaryCam, a live shot of Beaufort Inlet. Downloadable video is available of lessons, events, and workshops. Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12), Graduate / Professional
Resource type: Field activity, Guide for field trip, Lesson plan, Video, Ref. material
Subject: Biology, Chemistry, Ecology, Environmental science
 
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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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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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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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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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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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Developed by a fifth grade teacher, the Remote Sensing and Coral Reefs curriculum includes lesson plans, which feature links to additional information, and PowerPoint presentations. Topics discussed include altimetry, phytoplankton and ocean color, symbiosis and coral anatomy, sea surface temperature and coral bleaching, and conservation. The lesson plans can be used in sequence or by themselves. Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8)
Resource type: Curriculum, Lesson plan, Ref. material
Subject: Ecology, Environmental science, Biological oceanography, Chemical oceanography, Technology
 
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