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139 resources with the concept oceanography

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Into the Deep

For Teachers 4th - 7th Standards
Take young scientists into the depths of the world's ocean with the second lesson of this three-part earth science series. After first drawing pictures representing how they imagine the bottom of the ocean to appear, learners investigate...
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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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Conductivity - Pass the Buoy and Pepper, Please

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Buoys around our coastlines are equipped with sensory devices which monitor temperature, salinity, and water pressure. Emerging earth scientists examine some of this data and relate salinity to the electrical conductivity of the surface...
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Effects of Oil Spills on Environment and Marine Life

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students explore oceanography by conducting an environmental experiment in class. In this oil spill lesson, students discuss the human need for oil and what is at stake when we drill for oil in our oceans. Students read a book in class...
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Regents High School Examination: Physical Setting Earth Science 2007

For Teachers 9th - 12th
This comprehensive earth science practice test is composed of 50 multiple choice questions and 32 short answer questions. The questions cover weather, the water cycle, geology, the solar system, and more. Many of the short answer...
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Regents High School Examination: Physical Setting Earth Science 2009

For Teachers 9th - 12th
This extensive earth science practice test is composed of 50 multiple choice questions and 31 short answer questions. The questions cover weather, the water cycle, geology, the solar system, and more. Many of the short answer questions...
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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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Finding Ocean Depth

For Students 7th - 12th
How to oceanographers measure the sea's depth? Your scientists will step into their shoes in this application activity, first reading about how the speed of sound and a simple formula give scientists a depth estimation. Students...
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Build a Model Submarine

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Learners form lab groups and work together to construct a submarine out of a soda bottle. Next, they observe its action in a tub of water as the inner pressure is changed. It is an engaging experiment. However, links to outside resources...
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Branches of Earth Science

For Students 5th - 10th
Connect earth science to science occupations and real-life events with this worksheet and activity. After listing the 4 branches of earth science, learners spend some time brainstorming two activities each type of earth scientist might...
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Construct a Buoyant Scuba Diver

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Groups of young oceanographers get to use action figures to experiment with the property of buoyancy! This memorable lesson plan provides detailed background information, a link to the laboratory worksheet, and thorough instruction...
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What is a Tide?

For Teachers 4th - 8th
The sun and the moon work together to cause the gravitational force that we see in the ocean's tides. Learn all about tides, gravitational force, and when they occur. A quick answer to a big question, perfect for grades 3-6.
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How To Grow Red Seaweed

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students explore ocean biology by participating in a plant growing activity. In this seaweed lesson, students identify the importance and uses of seaweed in the ocean and examine different seaweed samples. Students utilize an aquarium,...
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Aquatic Safari

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students use an Internet Web site to locate the scientific information about various marine species. They use the Internet to find the scientific information about marine animals.
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Ocean Animals - A Kindergarten Research Project

For Teachers K - 1st
Something’s fishy! Assign each of your pupils an individual sea creature and investigate the oceans. Young oceanographers utilize Kidspiration software to research a creature, illustrate an image, and create fact cards about their...
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Ibis: A True Whale Story

For Teachers K - 2nd
Why do whales get caught in nets? Young learners read Ibis: A True Whale Story, and learn about a whale who gets caught in a fisherman’s net. Intended to be an independent reading activity, readers record why they think Ibis gets caught...
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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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Marine Animals on the Move

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students work with partners to track tagged animals using real-time data from satellites. Students gather and analyze data, compile information and conclusions and then prepare a final presentation of their research.
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What is Earth Science?

For Students 5th - 9th
This worksheet tests general knowledge of scientific fields with a focus on those involved in earth science. Learners fill in 9 blanks using the provided word bank of scientific fields. In addition, there are 2 questions specifically...
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Quiz #2 - Branches of Earth Science

For Students 5th - 10th
For this earth science quiz, test-takers use photographs posted around a classroom to identify the 4 branches of earth science. They receive bonus points for identifying the event or activity of a scientist associated with the...
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Greatest Discoveries with Bill Nye - Earth Science

For Students 5th - 9th
Have your young scientists take notes on this list of questions while they watch Greatest Discoveries with Bill Nye: Earth Science. This worksheet is composed to 29 short answer display questions. The video is about earth science topics...
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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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Mixing and Stirring

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students experience mixing through dancing. In this physical science lesson plan, students not only dance to show mixing but also demonstrate mixing and stirring by combining milk and chocolate milk.
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100 Facts: Oceans

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Students explore biology by completing a worksheet in class. In this oceanography lesson, students read a book that discusses facts regarding the different oceans which they then recite to their teacher. Students complete a KWL worksheet...