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New Millennium Observatory (NeMO) Curriculum DLESE Reviewed Collection
Classroom activities based on how scientists study active volcanoes on the deep ocean floor. Activities include: locating an earthquake epicenter, recording geological and biological information during an ocean floor traverse, creating cross-section profiles of the ocean floor, and graphing seafloor data. Resources include videos and teacher guides.
Intended for grade levels:
  • Middle (6-8)
  • High (9-12)
  • College (13-14)
  • Graduate / Professional
Type of resource:
  • For the classroom:
    • Field trip - virtual
    • Module / Unit
  • Visual:
    • Map
    • Photograph
    • Video
    • Visualization - scientific
  • Text:
    • Glossary
    • Ref. material
  • Dataset:
    • In-situ
Subject:
  • Ecology
  • Environmental science
  • Geological Sciences:
    • Geochemistry
    • Geology
  • Ocean Sciences:
    • Biological oceanography
    • Chemical oceanography
    • Physical oceanography
  • Technology
Technical requirements:
No specific technical requirements, just a browser required
Cost / Copyright:
No cost
Copyright and other use information is unknown. Please consult the resource directly for the latest information.
DLESE Catalog ID: BRIDGE-1626
Educational standards:
  • National Science Education Standards (NSES):
    • 5-8:
      • Unifying concepts and processes:
        • Change, constancy, and measurement
        • Evidence, models, and explanation
        • Evolution and equilibrium
        • Systems, order, and organization
      • A - Science as inquiry:
        • Understanding about scientific inquiry
      • B - Physical science:
        • Transfer of energy
      • D - Earth and space science:
        • Structure of the earth system
      • E - Science and technology:
        • Understandings about sci. / tech.
      • F - Science in personal / social perspectives:
        • Natural hazards
        • Sci. / tech. in society
      • G - History and nature of science:
        • Science as a human endeavor
    • 9-12:
      • Unifying concepts and processes:
        • Change, constancy, and measurement
        • Evidence, models, and explanation
        • Evolution and equilibrium
        • Systems, order, and organization
      • A - Science as inquiry:
        • Understandings about scientific inquiry
      • D - Earth and space science:
        • Energy in the earth system
        • Origin and evolution of the earth system
      • E - Science and technology:
        • Understandings about science and technology
      • F - Science in personal / social perspectives:
        • Natural and human-induced hazards
      • G - History and nature of science:
        • Science as a human endeavor
Related resources:
This resource is referenced by 'New Millennium Observatory (NeMO)'
Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Publisher: Pacific Marine Environmental Lab
Vents Program


Publisher: Office of Oceanic and Atmospheric Research
Pacific Marine Environmental Lab


Publisher: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)
Office of Oceanic and Atmospheric Research