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SeaWiFS Project: The Living Ocean Teacher's Guide DLESE Reviewed Collection
This resource ties together physical and biological aspects of ocean color for high school students. Specific sections discuss life in the oceans, the appearance of the ocean from space, phytoplankton (the little link in a big food chain), carbon (where does it go?), and the Earth as a giant greenhouse. There are also activities that accompany these lessons.
Intended for grade levels:
  • High (9-12)
Type of resource:
  • For the classroom:
    • Classroom activity
    • Guide for instructor
  • Ocean Sciences:
    • Biological oceanography
    • Physical oceanography
  • Space science
  • Technology
Technical requirements:
No specific technical requirements, just a browser required
Cost / Copyright:
No cost
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DLESE Catalog ID: DWEL-000-000-000-130
Educational standards:
  • National Science Education Standards (NSES):
    • 9-12:
      • C - Life science:
        • Interdependence of organisms
      • E - Science and technology:
        • Abilities of technological design
      • F - Science in personal / social perspectives:
        • Sci. / tech. in local, national, and global challenges
  • National Geography Standards:
    • Physical systems:
      • The characteristics and spatial distribution of ecosystems on Earth's surface
Related resources:
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Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Author: Dr Gene Carl Feldman
NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center