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The Coastal Ocean: Estuaries and Continental ShelvesLesson Planet
11th - Higher Ed
Amazing high-quality satellite imagery, photos, informational graphs, and detailed diagrams comprise this presentation on the movement of estuaries and the continental shelf. Data used as an example is from The Chesapeake Bay and because...
Mud is Mud...or is it?Lesson Planet
9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
We know that the type of soil varies by location, but does the seafloor sediment also vary, or is it all the same? Scholars compare photos of the seafloor from two different locations: the Savannah Scarp and the Charleston Bump. Through...
Plate Tectonics: Kindergarten Lesson Plans and ActivitiesLesson Planet
K CCSS: Adaptable
This unit focuses primarily on plate tectonics and plate boundaries surrounding continents. It contains pre- and post-lab sections that walk young geologists through plate movements in order to visualize what's going on inside Earth.
Life on the Edge: Exploring Deep Ocean Habitats Cool CoralsLesson Planet
9th - 12th
Students research the basic morphology of Lophelia corals and polyps to determine the significance of these organisms. They detail the reasons that biological communities are focusing on the Lophelia corals as major conservation efforts.