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Welcome to the Ocean of Know DLESE Reviewed Collection
This is the site of a not for profit educational initiative. The site strives to promote competency in literacy and mathematics using lessons that focus on an aquaculture themes. These lessons include Understanding Percents (through the management of classroom fish), Equivalent Fractions (use food-coloring, sugar, and a dissolved oxygen tests to determine concentrations), and Japanese Garden (where students investigate, plan and carry out the building of the Japanese Garden in the schoolyard). Additional features include plant and animal webquests, an interactive simulation on shark tagging, and background information on aquaponics in a recirculation system.
Intended for grade levels:
  • Intermediate (3-5)
  • Middle (6-8)
Type of resource:
  • For the classroom:
    • Assessment / Evaluation
    • Case study
    • Guide for instructor
    • Lesson plan
  • Visual:
    • Visualization - scientific
    • Webcast
  • Ocean Sciences:
    • Biological oceanography
    • Chemical oceanography
    • Physical oceanography
Technical requirements:
No specific technical requirements, just a browser required
Cost / Copyright:
No cost
Ocean of Know
DLESE Catalog ID: DWEL-000-000-000-468
Educational standards:
  • National Science Education Standards (NSES):
    • K-4:
      • Unifying concepts and processes:
        • Change, constancy, and measurement
      • C - Life science:
        • Life cycles of organisms
      • E - Science and technology:
        • Understanding about sci. / tech.
    • 5-8:
      • Unifying concepts and processes:
        • Change, constancy, and measurement
      • C - Life science:
        • Structure and function in living systems
      • E - Science and technology:
        • Understandings about sci. / tech.
Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Publisher: Ocean of Know