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32 resources with the concept phytoplankton

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NOAA Enrichment in Marine Sciences and Oceanography (NEMO) Curriculum

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Introduce scholars to the Marine Sciences and Oceanography with 23 lessons covering marine science, biology, chemistry, geology, physics, technology, and marine policy. Aligned with national science teaching standards, the lessons are...
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Coastal Peru: The Amazing Biodiversity of a Coastal Ecosystem

For Students 3rd - 8th Standards
Peru's coastal ecosystem is only one of the country's amazing features. But travelers don't need passports, expensive plane tickets, or heavy suitcases to examine the biodiversity of coastal Peru. Armed with a field trip log and graphic...
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Find My Plankton Baby Picture

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Get a better understanding of babies in the sea. The class learns about the two kinds of plankton. They then determine the baby pictures of eight marine animals given a picture of the adult and some hints about the larvae. When scholars...
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Ocean Drifters

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
Take a drift in the ocean. Class members watch a video on plankton, the drifters of the ocean. Scholars find out about the different types of plankton and sea jellies. To add a little variety, they use the aquarium webcams to study sea...
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Water Biomes

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Water covers more than 70 percent of Earth's surface. Scholars learn about both freshwater and saltwater biomes in a simple presentation. They compare and contrast the differences in oxygen levels, food sources, and sunlight to better...
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Understanding El Niño Using Data in the Classroom

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Are weather troubles caused by El Nino? An installment of a larger series presents a five-part lesson on El Nino. First, scholars learn to read sea surface temperature maps. Then, they compare them to data on graphs before determining if...
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From Drifter to Dynamo: The Story of Plankton

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Even the smallest living things have a large impact. An informative video lesson presents an introduction to types of plankton and their roles in the ocean. The narrator explains how plankton impacts the ocean ecosystem and beyond.
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Nature's Density Column

For Teachers 6th - 10th Standards
Nature provides density columns in the polar regions that provides food for many animals. Young scientists build their own density columns with water in order to answer analysis questions. Through a slideshow presentation, scholars...
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3 Extreme Climate Fixes

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Could clouds be the key to slowing climate change? Cirrus clouds trap more heat than other clouds, thus keeping the Earth warmer; if scientists can get rid of them, the Earth might cool down. An eye-opening video delves into three...
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Plankton Parents

For Teachers 3rd - 12th Standards
Plankton are so abundant in the ocean they outweigh all of the animals in the sea. In this three day activity, groups discuss and become familiar with plankton, capture females, and look for egg production on day three. 
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Plankton

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Dive into the world of plankton. The 17th installment of a 23-part NOAA Enrichment in Marine sciences and Oceanography (NEMO) program introduces different types of plankton. Young scientists then use what they have learned to classify...
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Home Sweet Habitat

For Students 3rd - 8th Standards
Why can't a polar bear live in the desert? Because the bear's food source lives in the habitat in which it thrives. This is the focus of a video that explains why certain animals live in specific habitats.
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California Kelp Forest Restoration

For Teachers K - 12th Standards
This unit is so cool, you won't be able to "kelp" yourself! Intended for all grades, this science and activity guide for teachers offers a unique opportunity to understand kelp's role as a valuable ecological resource. Teachers and...
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It’s a Plankton Eat Plankton World

For Teachers 3rd - 7th Standards
For as small as they are, plankton sure play an enormous role in maintaining marine ecosystems. Dive into an investigation of these tiny organisms with a hands-on life science activity in which children cut out pictures of sea animals...
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Plankton

For Teachers 4th - 12th Standards
Plankton: so much more than just a SpongeBob character. Three different activities have kids looking at both phytoplankton and zooplankton in pictures, as well as collecting their own samples (depending on your access to a saltwater...
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Phytoplankton in the Gulf of Maine

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Young scholars use satellite data to see the correlation between sea temperature and sunlight in the Gulf of Maine.  In this phytoplankton lesson students use Excel to analyze data. 
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Sinking Races

For Teachers 2nd - 8th
Young scholars 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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Phytoplankton

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Tomorrow's marine biologists journey through the world of phytoplankton when viewing this slide show. They are exposed to the shapes and life cycle of diatoms, and introduced to dinoflagellates, coccolithophorids, and silicoflagellates....
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A Survey of Plankton Communities

For Students 9th - 10th
In this biology worksheet, students identify and define the vocabulary terms listed and make a prediction about the outcomes of the experiment. Then they complete the chart of the observations of the plankton diversity in drops of pond...
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Plankton of Tyson Lagoon

For Students 4th - 8th
In this plankton key worksheet, students use drawings of phytoplankton and zooplankton to identify macro- invertebrates, diatoms and algae from a pond water sample.
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The Mighty Hudson Stretches its Mussels

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students brainstorm possible causes of zebra mussel migration and population expansion. They identify the key causes and effects of the disturbance of the Hudson River ecosystem and research causes and effects in the disturbances of...
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Phytoplankton

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

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students study Monterey Bay. For this Monterey Bay lesson, students create a model of upwelling around Monterey Bay. Students simulate surface water movement relative to prevailing winds.
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Plankton

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Young scholars research phytoplankton and zooplankton. In this food chain lesson, students read This is the Sea That Feeds Us and discuss plankton, food chains, and webs. Young scholars define phytoplankton and compare them to land...