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Aquarium Printables Collection

For Teachers Pre-K - 2nd
Teach your class about aquariums with ABCmouse! Use these printables as an introduction to lessons about unique underwater wildlife. Create your FREE ABCmouse for Teachers account to access these and thousands of other resources for...
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Coral Bleaching

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
What is coral bleaching? Tackle a trendy topic with a narrated animation. Through a combination of video and illustration, the narrator introduces viewers to a coral reef, then goes inside a coral polyp to show its symbiotic relationship...
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What Little Herc Saw

For Teachers 7th - 8th Standards
See the underwater world through a different pair of eyes! Middle school marine biologists identify deep-sea organisms by examining images taken by an ROV from the Okeanos Explorer. After determining what creatures lie beneath the...
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Looking at Food Chains

For Students 3rd - 4th
In this Looking at Food Chains activity, students read about a food chain under the sea and underline important information. Next, students fill in a graphic organizer about food chains based on the information they just read.
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Wetland Transects

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students lay out transect lines beside a local stream or river. There they record species of plants and insects living around the stream. By doing so, students explore how to use transect sampling techniques, use a variety of methods to...
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Turning the Tide on Trash: A Learning Guide on Marine Debris

For Teachers 1st - 12th
The lessons in this learning guide are designed to increase youngsters' awareness of the impacts of marine debris and to teach them about pollution prevention techniques. This fabulous, 30-page packet is chock full of important...
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National Marine Sanctuaries Fish

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Information is provided on Gray's Reef, Florida Keys, and Flower Garden Banks marine sanctuaries. Young marine biologists then visit the FishBase and REEF databases to collect fish species information for each location. They then...
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Planning Your Research

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
New ReviewMake it a great proposal! Class members play the role of marine scientists and choose from a variety of whales considered endangered they would like to study. Scholars then create applications for permits to conduct research of the...
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Webcams in the Classroom: Animal Inquiry and Observation

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
Boost observational skills with an inquiry-based lesson that takes scholars on a virtual field trip. With help from webcams, learners observe animals in a zoo or aquarium. Observations go into a journal and a discussion is held to review...
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Sponge Animation: Wild Ride Through a Sponge

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Sponges filter many times their body volumes in water every hour with no breaks. Viewers find themselves being swept inside a sponge to observe the filtering process from the inside. They view the canals, the feeding cells, the spicules,...
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Sponge Animation: Spicules

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Many people think of sponges as being soft, but that's not the case in the ocean. Viewers learn about the sponge skeleton made of hard crystal material. They observe the many unique shapes and understand how scientists use these shapes...
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Cnidarians: Anemone Catches Goby

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Anemones contain harpoon-like structures in their tentacles to attack prey. A video shares an up-close look at an anemone eating a goby. It highlights the attack, capture, and demise of the prey through a system evolved over the course...
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Ocean Acidification

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Human impacts on the environment can sometimes be difficult to measure, especially under water! An activity centered on ocean acidification gives science scholars the opportunity to examine the effects of carbon dioxide on marine life....
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Action Figure Diver

For Teachers 3rd - 8th Standards
Will your next buoyancy lab rise to the occasion? Make a splash with action figure divers! Teams of young physicists explore the relationship between mass and buoyancy by adding weights or balloons to achieve a diver that neither sinks...
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10 Facts About Great White Sharks

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Here's a video your class can really sink their teeth into! Dispel myths and build knowledge about great white sharks using a captivating video from Veritasium. The narrator takes you out to sea to view the animals in their natural...
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The Snail-Smashing, Fish-Spearing, Eye-Popping Mantis Shrimp

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Like tiny Supermen of the sea, mantis shrimp catch their prey using both bullet-like speed and enhanced vision. How do they do it? Young marine biologists discover the amazing adaptations found in the mantis shrimp and how they use them...
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If Your Hands Could Smell, You’d Be an Octopus

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
An octopus' tentacles are more like sticky, multipurpose tools than the simple leg-like appendages we view them as. Discover their amazing abilities, times eight, in an entertaining video. The narrator explains the senses located in each...
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Archerfish Says..."I Spit in Your Face!"

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
In many cultures, spitting is considered rude; in the world of the archerfish, spitting just means you're trying to catch dinner! Journey to the mangroves of Southeast Asia to meet the archerfish, an expert marksman that shoots insects...
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How Do Pelicans Survive Their Death-Defying Dives?

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Get ready to take the plunge! Science scholars go fishing with a brown pelican and see how it can withstand the impact of the water from a height of 40 feet. The narrator shows the birds in action and describes the physical adaptations...
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Transforming Water Into Acid ... And Back

For Teachers 5th - 11th
Greenhouse gases affect marine wildlife in life-threatening ways. Through experimentation, your classes explore the acidification of water from the main greenhouse gas carbon dioxide. As they introduce carbon dioxide to water, a pH...
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Why Are Sharks so Awesome?

For Students 7th - 10th
Sharks are amazing! They can heat their own blood, they can sense even the faintest of electrical currents, and their sense of smell is is acute. Rather than wanting to eradicate this species, class members can educate others as a result...
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Ocean Acidification

For Teachers 9th - 12th
If tap water is more acidic than ocean water, why are we so concerned about ocean acidification? The third installment of a 23-part NOAA Enrichment in Marine sciences and Oceanography (NEMO) program focuses on carbon dioxide levels in...
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The Otherworldly Creatures in the Ocean's Deepest Depths

For Students 3rd - 8th
Humans know so little about the deepest darkest zones of the ocean. Learn a little more with a video that explores some of the many species in the deep ocean, including exotic marine life with adaptations that are out of this world.
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Shark Facts

For Students 5th Standards
Chomp chomp! Learn about the toothiest members of the fish family with a short reading passage about sharks. It details the way sharks are different from people, encourages learners to use context clues for unfamiliar words, and provides...