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Ocean Planet: There Are Algae in Your House!
As part of this activity, students look in their own homes for foods that contain ingredients derived from seaweed . The activity points out that seaweeds are not really weeds but large forms of marine algae, and that seaweed derivatives are used in a large variety of foods and household products. Objectives, a list of materials, instructions, and a take-home worksheet are included.
Intended for grade levels:
  • Primary (K-2)
  • Intermediate (3-5)
  • Middle (6-8)
Type of resource:
  • For the classroom:
    • Guide for instructor
    • Lesson plan
Subject:
  • Biology
  • Ocean Sciences:
    • Biological oceanography
Technical requirements:
No specific technical requirements, just a browser required
Cost / Copyright:
No cost
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DLESE Catalog ID: NASA-Edmall-985
Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Contributor: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Goddard Space Flight Center
SeaWIFS Project
http://seawifs.gsfc.nasa.gov/

Contact: Gene Carl Feldman
SeaWIFS Project
National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Goddard Space Flight Center