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Oceanography: Merit Badge

For Students 5th - 12th
In this oceanography worksheet, students fill out short answer questions about oceanography in order to get a merit badge. Students complete 9 questions total.
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Learning About Oceanography

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Students experience the field of oceanography. In this oceanography lesson plan, students role-play the career of oceanographer. Students log on to Second Life and research algae blooms and coral sanctuaries. Students simulate an oil...
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Oceanography Illustrated

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders choose a topic for an Oceanography report, discuss copyright law and the need to cite sources. They use the bibliography sheet gather information and graphics. Students complete a research project using research,...
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Oceanography Crossword Puzzle

For Students 6th - 10th
In this online interactive oceanography crossword puzzle worksheet, students use 7 clues to find the appropriate answers to complete the word puzzle.
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What is Earth Science?

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Here is a unique presentation that's on Earth Science. In it, learners see that Earth Science is a science made up of four main categories: Geology, Astronomy, Meteorology, and Oceanography. Pupils are assigned a task. They must find two...
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Oceanography Class Quilt

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Students create and observe a collage of oceanography topics that be placed on quilt tiles in a culmination art project to represent information learned.
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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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Oceanography Worksheet #1

For Students 6th - 9th
If you are teaching physical oceanography to middle school earth scientists, here is a terrific multiple choice worksheet. Learners look at a diagram of a landscape created by glacial sediment deposition and the resulting ocean floor....
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Branches of Earth Science Wordle

For Students 5th - 9th
Acquaint your class with the 4 branches of earth science with this visual representation of the different branches. Using 4 different colors, learners categorize the provided words into the separate branches of earth science:...
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Physical Oceanography and Meteorology, Navy Search and Rescue Operation

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
It's an ocean rescue mission! Groups must find a pilot downed off the coast of the Chesapeake Bay. Rescuers must determine the distance needed to travel as well as the heading to get to the pilot's last known position. Taking into...
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The Intertidal Zone: Tide and How Creatures Survive

For Teachers 4th - 7th
Students explore oceanography by completing science worksheets. For this tide pools lesson, students discuss the forces of the tide pools, the animals that live within them, and the impact they have on the rest of the ocean. Students...
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The Nutrient Cycles

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students investigate the circle of sea life by creating nitrogen compound models.  In this oceanography lesson, students discuss sea creatures and where their waste goes.  Students identify nitrogen cycles in the ocean by viewing...
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The Great Barracuda

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Learners explore oceanography by researching the great barracuda.  In this animal life lesson, students read several vocabulary terms dealing with ocean life and examine a drawing of a barracuda.  Learners examine the many...
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Marine Equipment and Vessels

For Teachers 6th - 8th
During the first week of an oceanography unit, you can show this presentation to introduce viewers to oceanography vessels and equipment. The order of the slides in incohesive; it fluctuates between submersibles and exploration...
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Coasts and Reefs: Shallow Marine Processes

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
A more thorough presentation on coastal systems would be difficult to find! Detailed diagrams illuminate the offshore, shoreface, foreshore, and backshore zones of  beach. The sources and movement of sediments along the coastline are...
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What's in that Cake?

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Students discover the methods scientists use to investigate Oceanic habitats.  In this oceanography lesson, students utilize the Internet to identify deep sea submersibles and how they help scientists study the Charleston Bump.  Students...
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Group Foraging

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Students explore co-operation by researching ocean life. In this fish science lesson, students identify many vocabulary terms associated with oceanography and discuss what group foraging means among fish. Students utilize paints and...
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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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El Niño

For Teachers 9th - 12th
El Nino, La Nina ... and the Santa Maria? The 11th installment of a 23-part NOAA Enrichment in Marine sciences and Oceanography (NEMO) program explains the mechanism of El Nino/Southern Oscillation. Pupils use previous data to determine...
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Coastal Dynamics

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Life's a beach! The 16th installment of a 23-part NOAA Enrichment in Marine sciences and Oceanography (NEMO) program first examines different types of coasts and how they form. An activity then has learners investigate the shoreline...
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Effects of Oil Spills on Environment and Marine Life

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Learners explore oceanography by conducting an environmental experiment in class. In this oil spill instructional activity, students discuss the human need for oil and what is at stake when we drill for oil in our oceans. Learners read a...
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Ocean Exploration

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Dora, Dora, Dora, Dora, Dora! This may be your little ones' best guess as to what it's like to be an explorer! Give them a deeper understanding with this compact examination. A four-minute video introduces them to Robert Ballard, the...
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"Andre"

For Students 6th
In this movie activity, 6th graders respond to questions about the movie entitled "Andre." Students complete 12 short answer questions about oceanography and fishing villages covered in the film.
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Science Oceanography

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students use mathematical formulas and graphs to determine how thick the hull must be on an ROV.   In this oceanography lesson plan, students must create a line graph to determine the pressure at different depths of ocean.  

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