Ocean Food Chain Teacher Resources

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Oceanography: Understanding the Relationship Among Ocean Food Chains

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders explore relationships among organisms involved in ocean food chains to investigate interdependence of the organisms.
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Ocean Food Chain

For Students 2nd - 4th
In this ocean food chain instructional activity, students examine 4 pictures regarding the ocean food chain then number them so they are in the correct order. Next, students complete 4 short answer questions about the ocean food chain...
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The Magic School Bus: Gets Eaten!

For Students 3rd - 5th
Do your students love The Magic School Bus series? Are they studying food chains? With this resource, your class can enjoy watching The Magic School Bus: Gets Eaten and review concepts related to food chains and food webs at the same...
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Ocean Life

For Teachers 6th
Students explore the topics of ocean water salinity, ocean life zones, marine life classification, and ocean food chains. They observe demonstrations, conduct experiments, complete quizzes and handouts, and analyze key vocabulary.
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Gifts from the Sea

For Teachers K - 3rd
Students discover the oceanic food chain.  In this healthy eating lesson, student investigate the fish we eat and the food the fish eat.  Students discover what ocean animals eat seaweed and what everyday foods we eat that also contain...
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Pollution and Marine Life

For Students 7th - 9th
In this pollution and marine life learning exercise, students use 9 given terms related to types of pollution and ocean food chains to complete sentences. Students number the effects of human sewage and soil runoff that harm ocean...
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Food Webs

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Students create a bulletin board display illustrating food chains they make from a list of ocean organisms. Students also play a game showing what happens when one of the organisms is removed from the food chain and how they are all...
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Life in the Ocean

For Students 9th - 12th
In this ocean activity, learners review the different life forms that can be found in the ocean and how these organisms are connected to each other. This activity has 12 short answer questions.
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How Small? How Big? How Much?

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Students investigate relative size using foraminifera.  In these microfossils lessons, students examine the size of microfossils found in core samples and that an almost incomprehensible number of microfossils are deposited in seafloor...
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Sinking Races

For Teachers 2nd - 8th
Students build plankton models and compete to see which sinks most slowly. They write, or orally present ,the adaptations they incorporated to slow the sinking rate of their organisms. Race results can be grounds for some prizes!
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Flow of Matter and Energy

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders examine the scientific information that explains how matter and energy flow through the biosphere. In this flow of matter/energy lesson plan, 5th graders explore how living things depend on the process of photosynthesis to...
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Out of the Deep

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Students observe, describe, and record characteristics of ocean animals (mammals and fish) and sea shells. They conduct an experiment comparing and contrasting sugar water, salt water and fresh water and create a mural of coral reef...
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Phytoplankton

For Students 6th - 9th
In this phytoplankton activity, students read and study online information on plankton blooms to answer 8 short answer questions about the topic.

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