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Title: Ocean Planet: Interdisciplinary Marine Science Activities
Url: http://smithsonianeducation.org/educators/lesson_plans/ocean/main.html
Publisher: Smithsonian Office of Education
Description: This website includes a set of six interdisciplinary lesson plans from the Smithsonian, complementing their online "Ocean Planet" exhibit. Topics include: ocean bottom features and seafloor mapping; marine habitats and biodiversity; consumer goods from the ocean; oil spills impacts and solutions; causes of marine strandings; ocean-inspired vocabulary. Units contain: background; instructions for the teacher; maps, data and forms for students; discussion questions; all available online in PDF format. Student activities stress science, math, language arts and social studies.
LC Classification: Agriculture -- Aquaculture. Fisheries. Angling
Geography. Anthropology. Recreation -- Atlases -- By region or country -- Oceans (General)
Geography. Anthropology. Recreation -- Oceanography
Science -- Natural history. Biology -- Biology (General) -- Ecology
Science -- Natural history. Biology -- Natural history (General) -- Geographical distribution. Biogeography. Phylogeography -- Physiographic divisions -- Water. Aquatic biology -- Marine biology
GEM Subject: Science -- Biology
Science -- Oceanography
Science -- Biological and life sciences
Science -- Ecology
Science -- Earth science
Science -- Instructional issues
Key Concept: Oceanography
Geography -- Oceans
Resource Type: Demonstrations
Instructional Materials
Lesson Plans
Science Materials
Teaching Guides
Format: html
Audience: Middle School Teachers
Primary Education
Secondary Education
Teachers
Language: English
Access Rights: Free access
Subject: Astronomy
Biological oceanography
classroom activity
earth science
elementary
Environmental science
Geology
Lesson plans
marine science lessons
Ocean Planet exhibit
Oceanography
oceanography lessons
Physical oceanography
Physical sciences
science
Space sciences
student activities in ocean topics
Date Of Record Release: 2012-09-20 12:09:17 (W3C-DTF)
Date Last Modified: 2010-08-10 13:17:06 (W3C-DTF)
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