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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
Language: English
Access Rights: Free access
Source: DLESE
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