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Endangered Marine Turtles

For Teachers 2nd - 8th
Students work in groups and experience what it is like to be a hatchling marine turtle by playing a board game.  In this endangered marine turtles lesson, students research the threats to marine turtle hatchlings. Students then create a...
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Marine Life Research and Persuasive Conservation Pamphlet

For Teachers 10th
Tenth graders examine conservation and research a type of fish that is under environmental stress.  In this conservation lesson students create a pamphlet about the conservation of a marine organism.
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Protect Our Marine Life

For Teachers 2nd Standards
Encourage water conservation and boost art skills with a hands-on activity that challenges young painters to create a scene highlighting marine life. Using oil pastels, scholars draw an underwater scene and write a tip for viewers to...
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Create a Marine Protected Area

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Draw your class in by working together to complete a chart of ocean users and uses. Connect the users to how they use the ocean where possible. Introduce the class to ways that areas of the ocean are protected, and take them to the NOAA...
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Turning the Tide on Trash: Marine Debris Curriculum

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Seven pages of fascinating reading on marine debris preface the activities in this lesson plan. Four different activities are employed to simulate how the debris is distributed in the ocean and along beaches. Early ecology learners...
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Conserving Canada's Marine Biodiversity

For Students 4th - 12th Standards
The ocean may seem a world away, but you can actually find it in a science classroom! Learners in the lower grade levels explore the concepts of water pollution, apex predators, the worth of animals, and commercial fishing methods. High...
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Turning the Tide on Trash: Marine Debris Curriculum

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Six different lessons comprise this unit on marine debris. Science, language arts, social studies, and art projects make this an ideal interdisciplinary unit. The result will be well-informed future citizens who can help make a...
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Marine Debris

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Learners perform experiments to examine if debris float, or blow in the wind. The effects of these characteristics on the marine debris are then discussed. They determine how a material can influence what becomes marine debris.
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Marine Debris

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Now is the time to educate tomorrow's citizens to care for the planet, and here is a lesson to help facilitate the process. Collect some marine debris and bring it into class. Have your class separate it into types and then test each...
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Ecology & Conservation

For Teachers K - 3rd
How much trash does an average family produce in 24 hours? Where does that trash end up? Get your youngsters thinking about ecology and conservation as they discuss the impact pollution has on the marine environment. After a deep...
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An Ocean of Energy

For Teachers 3rd - 8th Standards
Young biologists trace the path of the sun's energy through marine ecosystems in the second part of this four-lesson series. Building on prior knowledge about producers, consumers, and decomposers students are introduced to the concept...
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Sharks and Shorelines

For Students 6th - 10th Standards
Examine predator-prey marine relationships through an interactive activity design. Learners begin by studying a specific shark species and then analyze real-time shark-tracking data. They also study threats to shark populations and...
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Ghostbusting in the Chesapeake

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Ghost pots, fishing gear lost during crabbing expeditions, continue to trap crabs that are never collected. Increase your budding ecologists' awareness of human impact on the environment as well as conservation efforts using this...
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Marine Policy

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Save the oceans! The 22nd installment of a 23-part NOAA Enrichment in Marine sciences and Oceanography (NEMO) program focuses on laws and marine policy. Pupils take part in an activity investigating fisheries stock data.
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Rescue at Sea

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students examine stereotypes that they may have regarding scientists. They read and discuss 'Scientist at Work: High Seas Hunter Pleads for Preservation of Fish' and reflect on the work of a Marine Conservationist.
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Kelp Forest Conservation

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
New ReviewThere otter be a better way. As a class, groups work together to create a food web based on the organisms in the kelp forest. Budding scientists watch a video on the kelp forest to see how the organisms create a food web and hear about...
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Coral Snapshots

For Teachers 10th - Higher Ed
Using photographs and a coral reef identification key, junior marine biologists compare changes in coral cover for a No-Take Area and the surrounding unprotected area. The data that is collected is then analyzed for richness,...
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Marine Animal Tracking

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students engage in a lesson which serves as an introduction to the ideas and implications of animal tracking. They monitor animal foraging behavior on a spatial scale. The students break into groups and track each other's movements as...
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Chilean Sea Bass

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Introduce your mini-marine biologists to using databases. Tables of how many Chilean Sea Bass were caught and number of hours spent fishing are examined. Using the data, individuals calculate the "Catch per Unit of Effort" for each year....
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Saving Sturgeon

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Marine biology apprentices interpret data of sturgeon interaction with gill nets. They use the data to calculate the percentage of fish entangled in each twine size to discover if there is any correlation. This is a valuable exercise in...
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Scallops - The Scoop on Scallops

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Activate your future scientists' minds by teaching them about scallops, then give them an opportunity to analyze scallop populations within and outside of protected ocean areas. If you want to explore the effects of protecting...
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Where Are All the Fish?

For Teachers 1st - 5th
Students identify the problems that marine life is facing today. In this marine science lesson, students explain how Marine Protected Areas can help the ocean and the fish. They brainstorm ways to help in the conservation effort.
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Oceans

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students complete a unit on the oceans of the world. They explore various websites, compare/contrast ocean mammals and fish, identify coral reefs on a map, label the oceans on a world map, define ocean conservation vocabulary, and list...
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Coral Reef Conservation

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students conduct discussions on current threats to coral reefs around the world and write letters to conservation organizations urging support for coral reef protection.