Refine Your Results

Content Curators

Grades

Subjects

Resource Types

Standards

Now... gain access to over 2 Million curated educational videos and 500,000 educator reviews to free & open educational resources

Get a 10 Day Free Trial

139 resources with the concept oceanography

Lesson Planet

Learning About Oceanography

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Students experience the field of oceanography. For this oceanography lesson, students role-play the career of oceanographer. Students log on to Second Life and research algae blooms and coral sanctuaries. Students simulate an oil spill...
Lesson Planet

How Are Open Ocean Organisms Structured for Their Environment?

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Students explore biology by conducting an animal dissection. In this oceanography lesson, students identify the life cycle of a squid and other animals that are involved with commercial fishing. Students dissect a squid in class and...
Lesson Planet

Introduction to Ocean Grazers

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students explore biology by creating a poster with classmates. In this oceanography lesson, students identify the importance of coral reefs to the ocean's ecology and examine a food web of ocean animals. Students define a list of...
Lesson Planet

What Lives in the Open Ocean and Where Do They Live?

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Learners explore oceanography by participating in a flash card activity. In this ocean inhabitant lesson, students define a list of ocean related vocabulary terms and answer ocean geography study questions. Learners utilize organism...
Lesson Planet

Fisheries Management in the Open Ocean

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
Students explore biology by researching fishing equipment. In this oceanography lesson, students discuss the impact of human technology on the fish population. Students utilize marbles as a visual aide and complete fish population...
Lesson Planet

Under Pressure: How Deep Can They Dive?

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
Students explore geography by conducting an in-class experiment. In this deep sea exploration lesson plan, students identify the different zones of the ocean and utilize water bottles, masking tape and scissors to conduct a water...
Lesson Planet

Hawaii's Freshwater Animals - Species Report

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Students explore biology by creating a report for the class. In this oceanography lesson, students research and identify the survival characteristics of a list of freshwater animals by utilizing the Internet and library. Students...
Lesson Planet

On the Bottom of the Sea

For Teachers K - 1st
Students explore biology by reading a story with their classmates. In this ocean life lesson, students read the story On the Bottom of the Sea and identify the creatures discussed in the book. Students answer study questions about the...
Lesson Planet

Crabs

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students explore biology by reading a science book in class. In this oceanography lesson, students read the book Crabs and identify the traits and characteristics of the bottom dwelling creatures. Students complete a vocabulary activity...
Lesson Planet

The Intertidal Zone: Tide and How Creatures Survive

For Teachers 4th - 7th
Students explore oceanography by completing science worksheets. In this tide pools lesson, students discuss the forces of the tide pools, the animals that live within them, and the impact they have on the rest of the ocean. Students...
Lesson Planet

Journey of the Pacific Salmon

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
Students explore oceanography by researching migrating fish. In this Pacific Salmon instructional activity, students participate in a board game activity in which they move a salmon through their annual journey to the spawning habitat...
Lesson Planet

Monitoring Life In The Rocky Intertidal Ecosystem

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students investigate marine life by researching aquatic organisms on the Internet. In this oceanography lesson, students monitor algae and animals of the ocean by identifying their population and habitat on data sheet ID cards. Students...
Lesson Planet

The Great Barracuda

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Students explore oceanography by researching the great barracuda.  In this animal life lesson, students read several vocabulary terms dealing with ocean life and examine a drawing of a barracuda.  Students examine the many...
Lesson Planet

The Nutrient Cycles

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students investigate the circle of sea life by creating nitrogen compound models.  In this oceanography lesson, students discuss sea creatures and where their waste goes.  Students identify nitrogen cycles in the ocean by viewing...
Lesson Planet

Ocean's 4

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Students create a video about their oceanography unit where they role-play various animals from the ocean. In this oceanography instructional activity, students create a paper mural and then costumes for the animals. Students role-play...
Lesson Planet

Fish Count

For Teachers 11th - 12th
In this science worksheet, students read about how scientists determine the total number of fish in a population. Students also participate in a related math activity.
Lesson Planet

Contour Basics: JAVA Mac/PC

For Teachers Higher Ed
Students explore how to draw contour lines from limited data and extend this knowledge to real data sets. They participate in many opportunities from students to assess their own progress and the exercise is completely online.
Lesson Planet

Salinity

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Students take a provided ocean Trivia Quiz in order to start a discussion of the ocean. They then perform an experiment on how the amount of salt in the ocean affects it and varies from ocean to ocean.
Lesson Planet

Careers Lessons 2 - How Can I Get There from Here?

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students identify differences between jobs and careers, and identify career areas within the broad field of oceanography. They research, compare and contrast requirements needed to become a practitioner of various oceanographic career...
Lesson Planet

A Picture is Worth a Thousand Words

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners investigate various careers in the field of oceanography. They create a resume, develop a hypothetical company, create a brochure or web page, plan an ad campaign, or write an article about a teacher that has influenced them.
Lesson Planet

One World Ocean

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students compare and contrast the properties of salt water in the oceans/seas and freshwater elsewhere on the planet. They also analyze mixing caused by currents in the ocean, including the effects of warm and cold water as well as with...
Lesson Planet

Too Hot? Gotta Vent!

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Students study deep sea exploration and underwater geology, specifically hydrothermal sea vents. They create digital video projects of their own to demonstrate their knowledge, illustrating the discoveries of the explorers of the ocean's...
Lesson Planet

Ocean Exhibits

For Teachers 9th
Ninth graders create an ocean museum. They work in partners to create their own exhibit. Each exhibit must have an interactive computer placard containing their information. The exhibits must also have a hands-on component.
Lesson Planet

Sea No Evil

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Learners research the characteristics of marine life at different ocean depths. They use their findings as the basis for a classroom 'Life Under the Sea' museum exhibit.