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48 resources with the concept plankton

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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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Multimedia Discovery Missions

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
The Multimedia Discovery Missions collection is a series of 13 interactive presentations and activities that introduce young geologists and oceanographers to fundamental concepts involving the Earth’s crust and ocean sea life. Benthos,...
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The Day the Mesozoic Died

For Students 9th - 12th
Solve the ultimate who dunnit mystery: the death of the dinosaurs. Viewers watch an engaging video that describes how the asteroid impact hypothesis came to fruition and the evidence supporting it. The video also explains how life...
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Study Jams! Aquatic Ecosystems

For Students 5th - 9th Standards
Mia's friends are fish-sitting while she is away on vacation. Zoe divulges to Sam that different animals need different habitats, and that there are both freshwater and saltwater ecosystems. Examples of the kinds of organisms found in...
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Save the Plankton, Breathe Freely

For Teachers 3rd - 6th Standards
Inhale. Exhale. Breathe easy with this richly-designed lesson plan on the source of our oxygen! Children may be surprised to find out that plankton produce the bulk of the vital gas. They participate in an activity where they record the...
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Astonishing Algae

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students explore a wide diversity of algal species; study the basic characteristics of algae and the distinguishing features of each of the 3 major divisions of algae; identify a variety aquatic plants; and make pressing a local algae...
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What do You Know About Marine Biology

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Show me what you know about the sea. Learners answer 10 questions about marine biology. The questions range from what evidence points to the origin of life to the biggest threat to oceans.
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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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Build a Plankton Net

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Give household materials new life by turning them into a plankton net. Scholars design and build a net to collect and filter plankton from water. They test out their creations by using glitter to represent plankton. The nets need to...
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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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Deep-Sea Corals

For Students 6th - 12th
Come take a peak at the corals in the deep. Science scholars discover the hidden world of deep-sea corals in the third installment of a 13-part series. Topics include the differences between shallow water and deep-sea corals, the slow...
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What Lives In The Ocean?

For Students 4th - 8th
One of the most diverse environments on Earth is the ocean. Young scientists explore the living things found in the ocean during an exciting seven-lesson unit. Their study includes organisms from plankton to invertebrates and vertebrates...
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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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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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Ocean Life

For Teachers 4th - 8th Standards
Our oceans are composed of many complex relationships. Young oceanographers explore relationships between organisms, understand the world ocean's currents, and discover the effects of water pollution and how it behaves. There are three...
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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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Earth : Keeping Up With Carbon

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Carbon is a key element in life on Earth. Where can it be found? Hear all about carbon's whereabouts and how it is used. Climate change is brought up along with human responsibility. This clip is great for a junior high or high school...
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Plankton in the Air

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Here is a lab activity adequate for use with any full lesson on environmental factors that shape animal adaptations or marine animal characteristics. Pupils will discuss the role plankton plays in the environment and filter-feeding...
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Marine Fisheries Management

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Almost 200 slides make this a vast collection! It is a quirky collection, titled "Marine Fisheries Management," but having little to do with that occupation. What you will find are two-toned blue backgrounds with no pictures, but a few...
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Marine Habitats of Galveston Island

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
Four lessons introduce elementary ecologists to salt marsh and sandy beach habitats. In the first lesson, they place shells and other materials in vinegar to determine if they contain calcium carbonate. In the second lesson, they read a...
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Feeding in the Flow

For Teachers 9th - 12th
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) has developed a tremendous library of ocean-themed lessons that can be used in a variety of science settings. "Feeding in the Flow" is one of those activities; Its focus is on...
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How Big Is A Humpback Whale?

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Students explore humpback whales. In this humpback whale lesson, students determine the actual size of humpback whales and use diagrams to identify the major features of the humpback whale.