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Title: Light at the Bottom of the Deep, Dark Ocean? PDF
Url: http://oceanexplorer.noaa.gov/explorations/02sab/background/edu/media...
Publisher: Ocean Explorer
United States. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Description: This Ocean Explorer interactive, hands-on lesson plan (PDF) leads students on an exploration of deepwater adaptations by addressing the focus question: What types of adaptations enable deep-sea fishes to survive and collect food in the darkness of the deep ocean? In the activity, students search for Skittles in a dark room while wearing goggles covered in blue cellophane to simulate deepwater feeding. This lesson plan includes a reproducible student handout and links to reference resources.
LC Classification: Science -- Natural history. Biology -- Biology (General) -- Cytology -- Physiological properties -- Light production. Bioluminescence
Science -- Physiology -- Animal biochemistry
Science -- Zoology -- Geographical distribution -- Physiographic divisions -- Water -- Ocean -- Deep-sea
GEM Subject: Science -- Oceanography
Science -- Biological and life sciences
Science -- Agriculture
Key Concept: Oceanography
Chemistry -- Biochemistry
Resource Type: Laboratory Modules
Lesson Plans
Reading Materials
Science Materials
Format: pdf
Audience: College/University Instructors
Higher Education
Secondary Education
Students
Teachers
Technical School First Cycle
Technical School Second Cycle
University First Cycle
University Second Cycle
Vocational Training
Language: English
Access Rights: Free access
Date Of Record Release: 2009-07-27 03:00:03 (W3C-DTF)
Date Last Modified: 2010-07-29 19:52:24 (W3C-DTF)
Source: Microbial Life
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Resource URL Clicks: 13
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