We found 33 resources with the concept phytoplankton
Coastal Peru: The Amazing Biodiversity of a Coastal EcosystemLesson Planet
45 mins 3rd - 8th
Peru's coastal ecosystem is only one of the country's amazing features. But travelers don't need passports, expensive plane tickets, or heavy suitcases to examine the biodiversity of coastal Peru. Armed with a field trip log and graphic...
Understanding El Niño Using Data in the ClassroomLesson Planet
6th - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
Are weather troubles caused by El Nino? An installment of a larger series presents a five-part lesson on El Nino. First, scholars learn to read sea surface temperature maps. Then, they compare them to data on graphs before determining if...
From Drifter to Dynamo: The Story of PlanktonLesson Planet
3 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Even the smallest living things have a large impact. An informative video lesson presents an introduction to types of plankton and their roles in the ocean. The narrator explains how plankton impacts the ocean ecosystem and beyond.
3 Extreme Climate FixesLesson Planet
4 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Could clouds be the key to slowing climate change? Cirrus clouds trap more heat than other clouds, thus keeping the Earth warmer; if scientists can get rid of them, the Earth might cool down. An eye-opening video delves into three...
California Kelp Forest RestorationLesson Planet
K - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
This unit is so cool, you won't be able to "kelp" yourself! Intended for all grades, this science and activity guide for teachers offers a unique opportunity to understand kelp's role as a valuable ecological resource. Teachers and...
It’s a Plankton Eat Plankton WorldLesson Planet
3rd - 7th CCSS: Designed
For as small as they are, plankton sure play an enormous role in maintaining marine ecosystems. Dive into an investigation of these tiny organisms with a hands-on life science activity in which children cut out pictures of sea animals...