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197 resources with the keyterm oceans

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Oceans: Hawaii

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Over 1,000 different species of fish are native to the Hawaiian Islands! Voyage under the sea for some magnificent close ups. Then take a trip to the sandy shores to learn about the monk seals, who were nearly forced into extinction in...
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Origins of Oceans

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Why is Earth different from every other planet in the solar system? It's our oceans, lakes and rivers. In other words, it's our water that sets us apart. So, how did we first get water here on Earth? Watch the powerful visual...
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Oceans: Arctic

For Teachers 4th - 8th
By 2100, it is projected that nearly all of the Arctic's sea ice will be lost. Explore this region and learn about the effects of global warming on our polar bears, ring seals, whales, and narwhals. What will happen to our arctic sea...
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Oceans: Mediterranean

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Can you believe a single 200 kg (440 lb.) tuna fish can be sold for up to $100,000 at Tokyo's fish market? The Mediterranean Sea houses unusual treasures from its shipwrecks to its underwater life, but over-fishing has negatively...
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Under the Sea

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students imagine and describe fictitious sea animals that might live in the ocean. After reading an article, they reflect on new discoveries found in the ocean recently. Using the internet, they research the interdependence of animals...
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Ocean Careers Exploration

For Teachers 6th - 10th
Learners will work together in groups to gather information about careers in oceanography. They discover the need to have a diverse group of people on a team and then share their information with the class. Web links and materials are...
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What Causes Big Waves?

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students use the internet to research how waves are formed. Using construction paper, they create a diorama in which they can see how waves are formed and end. To end the lesson, they also discuss the causes and effects of earthquakes...
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Underwater Mountains & Trenches

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Students determine Earth's deepest trench, outline continents, major ocean mountains, and trenches on color-key map using Crayola Erasable Colored Pencils, identify oceans' geographic features, locate significant oceanic features around...
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Diving the Deep

For Teachers K - 6th
Children research plant and animal components of marine ecosystem, visualize undersea life, and picture themselves wearing scuba-diving equipment needed to explore underwater. Students then create underwater scene in which they explore...
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Waters of the Earth

For Teachers K - 10th
Students make a striking visual display showing the distribution of water on earth.
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Oceans: Antarctica

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Welcome to the coldest, driest, windiest place on Earth: Antarctica. Krill serve as the food to support the entire ecosystem here. It is why fish, seals, whales, and sea birds can exist! Much of this ecosystem has remained a mystery...
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Carbon Cycle and Global Warming

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Carbon is all around us, as shown in this cartoon animation. The carbon cycle is portrayed simply and accurately with fun cartoon plants and animals. Use this video in an elementary or junior high class to facilitate your learners'...
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Exploring the Deep 4 | Corals in the Cold

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Did you know coral is actually an animal? Even stranger, corals used to be found primarily in cold water regions! Explore the deep with the help of underwater robotics.
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New Deep Sea Creatures Discovered

For Teachers 1st - 8th
New species are constantly being discovered deep into the ocean. Observe these interesting fish as they glow and change colors to provide light for themselves and the world around them. There is no narration in this video. Groovy music...
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Deep Ocean Creatures

For Teachers 1st - 8th
Phenomenal underwater imagery is captured in this video. While non-narrated, you could use this video (or a portion of it) to introduce deep sea life to your class.
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Why are Oceans Salty?

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Perfect for middle school learners, this short clip introduces a popular question: why are the oceans so salty? Learn about different factors that affect the ocean and its salinity.
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Undersea Adventure

For Teachers K - 6th
Students research and demonstrate their knowledge of information about life and topography on the ocean floor. They experiment with and choose watercolor techniques to portray a vivid undersea setting using colors, textures, and shapes.
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Ocean Scenes and Coral Reefs

For Teachers 1st - 6th
Students explore plants and animals that live at various ocean levels, including beaches and coral reefs. They demonstrate their comprehension of ocean layers and life with chalk drawings. Students draw details of plant and animal life,...
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Fearless Fish Lanterns

For Teachers K - 3rd
Students read about courageous characters who face and positively deal with new situations. They connect what they've read with their own experiences. Students construct fish lanterns to represent their courage in the face of new...
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Fish Aren't Afraid of the Dark!

For Teachers 1st - 5th
Young scholars explore the concept of bioluminescence. They hypothesize what it might be like in the deep ocean and describe what it's like to see in the dark. Students brainstorm how marine animals might cope in the dark ocean and view...
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Trade in the Indian Ocean: Should China End Zheng He's Treasure Voyages?

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students examine the amount of trade that occurs in the Indian Ocean. Using China as an example, they discuss the reasons why it ended its treasure voyages in the area and predict what would have happened if the voyages continued. They...
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Oceans: Reading Comprehension

For Students 4th - 8th
Practice reading comprehension by approaching oceanography through 2 pages of informational text. The text give introductory coverage of oceanography in practice, ocean zones, names of the 5 oceans, ocean features, and marine life. Three...
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Exploring the Deep 3 | Traces of Climate Change

For Teachers 5th - 8th
What was our world like 57 million years ago? Due to recent drilling in the North Pole, we can actually tell that the temperature was significantly warmer. What is causing this climate change? Will there be a north pole in 100 years?...
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Across the Landscape

For Teachers 1st - 6th
Pupils create a unique, stunning display of the Earth's landforms. They discuss the many different types of the Earth's landforms such as deserts, mountains, oceans, plateaus, coastlines, and marshlands. Students discuss what...