Ocean Food Chain Teacher Resources
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Ocean Food Chain
In this ocean food chain worksheet, students examine 4 pictures regarding the ocean food chain then number them so they are in the correct order. Next, students complete 4 short answer questions about the ocean food chain that require higher order thinking skills.
2nd - 4th Science 21 Views 332 Downloads
The Magic School Bus: Gets Eaten!
Do your students love The Magic School Bus series? Are they studying food chains? With this resource, your class can enjoy watching The Magic School Bus: Gets Eaten and review concepts related to food chains and food webs at the same time. The 16 questions on this instructional activity directly correspond to the video, keeping youngsters focused on scientific theories and learning about ocean food chains more in-depth.
3rd - 5th Science 20 Views 236 Downloads
Who Would Win? Killer Whale vs. Great White Shark Storia Teaching Guide
Teacher guides are wonderful tools with tons of ideas that help you relate content in many different ways. Using the high-interest book, Who Would Win? Killer Whale vs. Great White Shark, learners will hone their discussion and reading comprehension skills.
1st - 3rd Language Arts 201 Views 489 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Gifts from the Sea
Young scholars discover the oceanic food chain. In this healthy eating lesson plan, student investigate the fish we eat and the food the fish eat. Students discover what ocean animals eat seaweed and what everyday foods we eat that also contain seaweed.
K - 3rd Science 3 Views 17 Downloads
Plankton: so much more than just a SpongeBob character. Three different activities have kids looking at both phytoplankton and zooplankton in pictures, as well as collecting their own samples (depending on your access to a saltwater system) and examining them under a microscope, then creating and testing plankton models.
4th - 12th Science 10 Views 8 Downloads
The Day the Mesozoic Died
While this is not the traditional, step-by-step lesson plan, it is chock-full of material that you can easily incorporate into your earth history unit. Its main purpose is to serve as a guide to using a three-part film, The Day the Mesozoic Died, which uncovers evidence in the fossil record for the mass extinction at the end of the Cretaceous period.
6th - 12th Science 14 Views 12 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Ocean Acidification Mock Conference
In a comprehensive role playing activity, teens play the parts of different stakeholders in the realm of acidic oceans. They research, debate, and create a presentation from the perspective of either ocean organisms, the fishing industry, energy companies, the transportation industry, the recreation industry, or the public.
7th - 12th Science 15 Views 15 Downloads
Week 8 - Sea Life
Using a magnifier, mini marine biologists examine the barbules of a bird feather. They swirl the it into a mixture of oil and water and then re-examine the feather. After the activity, discuss how the oily feathers pose a problem to sea birds during an oil spill and how an ocean food web may be impacted by such an occurrence.
3rd - 5th Science 3 Views 3 Downloads
Marine Habitats of Galveston Island
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 mystery in which a blue crab has gone missing.
2nd - 5th Science 3 Views 12 Downloads
Carbon: Is Too Much of a Good Thing Bad?
Middle schoolers explore the carbon cycle and the greenhouse effect. In this environmental awareness lesson, students work through a series of activities to identify carbon compounds, explain photosynthesis, and describe the impact of global warming.
6th - 8th Science 12 Views 75 Downloads
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 ways the oceans help us.
4th - 6th Science 21 Views 76 Downloads
Plankton / Phytoplankton
Learners discuss the importance of plankton in the ocean ecosystem. For this biology lesson, students identify the different types plankton by observing them under the microscope. They explain how plankton population affect global climate.
9th - 12th Science 3 Views 27 Downloads
What Lives in the Open Ocean and Where Do They Live?
Learners explore oceanography by participating in a flash card activity. For this ocean inhabitant lesson, students define a list of ocean related vocabulary terms and answer ocean geography study questions. Learners utilize organism flash cards to practice memorizing animal characteristics and facts.
3rd - 5th Visual & Performing Arts 7 Views 35 Downloads