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Ocean Sciences Education Institute (OSEI) Teacher Tools
In OSEI, researchers and middle school teachers, district science coordinators and facilitators collaborate to share resources, materials and expertise. This site provides educators several lesson plans on topics including: the role of the carbon cycle in algae growth, sea scallops, plankton, waves and tsunamis, and the invasive species, Hemigrapsus sanguineus, the Asian shore crab. The site also includes information on teacher grants and OSEI workshop resources.
Intended for grade levels:
  • Middle (6-8)
  • High (9-12)
  • Graduate / Professional
Type of resource:
  • For the classroom:
    • Classroom activity
    • Field activity
    • Lab activity
    • Lesson plan
  • Text:
    • Ref. material
  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Ecology
  • Environmental science
  • Natural hazards
  • Ocean Sciences:
    • Biological oceanography
    • Chemical oceanography
    • Physical oceanography
  • Physics
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: COSEE-1769
Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Publisher: Center for Ocean Sciences Education Excellence New England (COSEE-NE)

Publisher: National Science Foundation (NSF)