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Title: From the Top of the World...to the Bottom of the Food Web
Url: http://www.bigelow.org/foodweb/
Publisher: Bigelow Laboratory for Ocean Sciences
Description: These four teaching units show how NASA satellites measure ocean productivity. Topics cover: marine food web from producers to consumers and decomposers; phytoplankton diversity, classification and adaptations; studying photosynthesis with technology, from microscopes to satellites; and biology of algal blooms. Units include: background, lesson plans using on-line data or instructions for classroom and field activities; web links for further study. Lessons are aligned to teaching standards from McREL. Order educational CD-ROM, Phytopia. DLESE and Homeschool featured site.
LC Classification: Bibliography. Library science. Information resources (General) -- Subject bibliography -- Biology -- Special topics, A-Z -- Marine ecology
Geography. Anthropology. Recreation -- Atlases -- By region or country -- Oceans (General)
Geography. Anthropology. Recreation -- Oceanography
Technology -- Electrical engineering. Electronics. Nuclear engineering -- Electrical engineering. Electronics. Nuclear engineering -- Telecommunication -- Data transmission systems
Technology -- Motor vehicles. Aeronautics. Astronautics. -- Motor vehicles. Aeronautics. Astronautics -- Astronautics. Space travel -- Artificial satellites
GEM Subject: Science -- Technology
Science -- Oceanography
Science -- Biological and life sciences
Science -- Ecology
Science -- Earth science
Science -- Instructional issues
Key Concept: Ecology -- Food webs
Geography -- Oceans
Oceanography -- Satellite data collection
Key Concepts Complete: Yes
Resource Type: Collection (DCMI Type Vocabulary)
Demonstrations
Instructional Materials
Reading Materials
Science Materials
Format: html
Audience: Middle School Teachers
Primary Education
Secondary Education
Teachers
Language: English
Rights: Mid-continent Research for Education and Learning
Access Rights: Free access
Subject: Astronomy
Biological oceanography
bioluminescence
chemosynthesis
earth science
Environmental science
Harmful algal blooms
microorganisms
ocean color satellite instruments
Oceanography
Photosynthesis
Physical oceanography
Physical sciences
Plankton
satellite observing system
science
Space sciences
Technology
Date Of Record Release: 2012-10-11 12:22:40 (W3C-DTF)
Date Last Modified: 2010-08-10 13:31:39 (W3C-DTF)
Source: DLESE  DLESE
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Resource URL Clicks: 26
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