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Aquarius: the World's Only Underwater Laboratory - Lessons (title provided or enhanced by cataloger) DLESE Reviewed Collection
This is the education section of a larger site about the Aquarius underwater habitat in the Florida Keys. It includes classroom activities exploring concepts of buoyancy, pressure and light; a series of classroom activities exploring the biology of corals; and an on-line book about coral reef biology.
Intended for grade levels:
  • Primary (K-2)
  • Intermediate (3-5)
  • Middle (6-8)
  • High (9-12)
  • Informal
Type of resource:
  • For the classroom:
    • Classroom activity
    • Lab activity
  • Visual:
    • Photograph
  • Text:
    • Book
  • Environmental science
  • Ocean Sciences:
    • Biological oceanography
    • Chemical oceanography
    • Physical oceanography
Technical requirements:
Adobe Acrobat reader
Cost / Copyright:
No cost
The online book, Dive to the Coral Reefs: A New England Aquarium Book is Copyrighted 1986 by New England Aquarium. All rights reserved. No part of this book may be reproduced or transmitted by any means, electronic or mechanical, including photocopying, recording, or by any information storage and retrieval system, without permission in writing from the publisher.
DLESE Catalog ID: DWEL-000-000-000-033
Educational standards:
  • National Science Education Standards (NSES):
    • K-4:
      • C - Life science:
        • Characteristics of organisms
        • Organisms and environments
    • 5-8:
      • B - Physical science:
        • Motion and forces
      • C - Life science:
        • Population and ecosystems
        • Structure and function in living systems
Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Publisher: Thomas Potts
University of North Carolina at Wilmington