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Coincidental Colonization

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
The Galápagos Islands are an amazing place of isolated adaptation, colonized by an interesting mix of plants and animals. The class plays a game to help them understand how these organisms came to live on the island through a combination...
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Undersea Plant and Animal Life

For Teachers 1st - 6th
Students study the various species found in and around oceans. They examine the variations in underwater life, determined by ocean depth. Afterward, they create dimensional relief boards of seascapes. In addition, they write a play about...
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Dissolved Oxygen and Respiration

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Learners are presented with the question, "Do plants that grow underwater use oxygen?" They create an experiment to test the presence of dissolved oxygen in the water using provided materials. Student experiments include a control jar as...
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Scuba Science

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students explore various topics while discovering scuba diving as a science. In this scuba science activity, students discuss the four oceans of the world, examine the water cycle and draw a diagram depicting this process. Students also...
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Animals and Engineering

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Pupils study animal classification and their interactions.  In this animals and engineering lesson students study animal communities and how engineers use this knowledge to create new technologies. 
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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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How about a Little Give and Take?

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students design a closed system to test the relationships between plants and animals. They monitor abiotic fluctuations within this living system by using a chemical test kit. They observe how living organisms respond to fluctuations in...
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Cell Energy-Bubbling Plants

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students discuss the process of photosynthesis in plants and that oxygen is produced as a by product. They observe underwater Elodea plants "breathing" in a hands-on activity. After setting up the experiment, they observe the plant for...
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Underwater Nature Trails

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Students research dive sites on an underwater nature trail that would introduce divers to the wonders of the reef surrounding South Caicos. They then recreate each dive site using shoe box diorama and create an information station at...
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Everything Breathes!

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders test plants in the dark and in the light to see which grows better and produces more carbon dioxide. In this plants lesson plan, 5th graders also create ways for plants to go through photosynthesis that they can observe.
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Her Royal Deepness

For Students 2nd - 3rd
In these word meanings in context worksheets, students read the passage about an underwater explorer, think about the meanings of the bolded words, and label the illustration of the underwater explorer with the words. Students also...
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The Chesapeake Bay in Captain John Smith's Time

For Teachers 4th - 5th Standards
When Captain John Smith visited the Chesapeake Bay in the summer of 1608, what types of animals and habitats did he encounter? Your young historians will analyze primary source documents to answer this question, as well as compare the...
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Ocean Life Mural

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
How many oceans can you name? First, have learners try to name as many oceans as they can, and then have them locate and identify the oceans on a world map. They create a recognizable ocean animal using poster board and tissue paper....
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Science: Surviving in Salt Water

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students read the Adventure Team journal about scuba diving and discuss underwater plants and animals. They discover the meaning of water cycle, erosion,and examine how plants and animals can live in salt water. Students experiment...
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Empire in the Shadows

For Teachers 6th - 10th
Learners use the Internet to gather information about the Great Barrier Reef along the coast of Australia. They discover the importance of reefs throughout the world. They also discover what types of plants and animals call the reef home.
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Flowering Plants

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Young scholars conduct online research to investigate gardening and landscaping tips. They determine how they can help beautify their homes and neighborhoods.
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Hands On Biome-Building

For Teachers 4th - 11th
Learners create a model biome to understand the abiotic and biotic factors that go into creating a biome. In this biomes lesson plan, students should display plants, animals, temperature, precipitation, and more.
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Hands on Biome--Building

For Teachers 2nd - 6th
Students create a model biome. For this ecology lesson, students use materials to create a model biome. There is an extension activity that allows students to write about plants and animals and their specific biome.
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Build the Arctic Tundra

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Students build a model of biome in order to comprehend the abiotic and biotic factors that are prevalent in a biome. In this hands on building lesson, students use a box to build a biome. . Students decorate the inside and outside of...
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Sponge-Painted Ocean Mural

For Teachers K - 2nd
I love big mural projects. They bring a sense of ownership to the classroom, look great for parents, and can be a great way to complete a unit. Here are the steps and suggestions needed to create an ocean mural for your class. Learners...
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A Model Estuary

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students assemble a poster of an estuary showing the five communities of animals and plants that inhabit the estuary. They research the concept of an estuary and find photographs or diagrams of various estuaries to identify and see the...
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Ecology

For Students 6th
In this ecology learning exercise, 6th graders will review ecology vocabulary words by circling the word that doesn't belong in each group of words for 6 questions. Then students will determine if 9 statements relating to animal and...
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Savanna Hands-On Biome Building

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders participate in an interdisciplinary project related to the Savanna biome.  In this biome building lesson, 5th graders display the elements of the Savanna biome such as the geography, animals and plants, and precipitation...
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Hands on Biome-Building: Build a Forest

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Students explore Earth science by identifying environmental factors. In this biome lesson, students discuss the importance of a functioning ecology and design a biome diorama. Students utilize images of trees and plants which represent a...