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139 resources with the concept oceanography

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The Oceans Below

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students investigate the geological characteristics of the ocean environment and create a labeled drawing of the ocean floor's geography. Students view videos and conduct Internet research about the ocean's floor and then create their...
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Oceanography Illustrated

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders choose a topic for an Oceanography report, discuss copyright law and the need to cite sources. They use the bibliography sheet gather information and graphics. Students complete a research project using research,...
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Oceanography

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders use scientific skills and processes to recognize how living things depend on one another and on the environment for survival and that the human use of natural resources impacts the environment. They research how Earth's...
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Ocean Currents

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders work in groups to research ocean currents and create posters with their findings. They locate the patterns and names of major ocean currents and identify them on a map. Students also use red pencil to show ocean currents...
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Ocean Mythology

For Teachers 5th - 12th
Students examine Greek and Roman mythology concerning the oceans and humankind's relationship with them, and create presentations to share with classmates.
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Plotting the Ocean Floor

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders plot points on a graph, connect the dots to make the ocean floor profile and label the topographical features. They utilize a worksheet and a website imbedded in this plan to plot the ocean floor.
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Under The Sea - Describing an Ocean Picture

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders create original complete sentences to describe an ocean picture under the sea. After a lecture/demo, 2nd graders use a software program to create their own undersea scene, complete with pictures and writing.
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Obis Oil Spill

For Teachers 2nd - 6th
Students explore environmental challenges by participating in an oil spill simulation. In this water safety lesson, students discuss why oil spills happen and how their impact affects the entire ecosystem. Students utilize popcorn,...
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Sea Urchins - Diadema Antillarum

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Students investigate oceanography by painting sea life. In this crustacean lesson, students identify sea urchins in our ocean environments and describe the functionality of their spherical-shaped bodies. Students design their own sea...
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Temperature and Water Density

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students consider the effects of temperature on water density. In this Earth Science instructional activity, students evaluate a demonstration of cold and hot water currents in a model. Students use two liter bottles and varied water...
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"Andre"

For Students 6th
In this movie worksheet, 6th graders respond to questions about the movie entitled "Andre." Students complete 12 short answer questions about oceanography and fishing villages covered in the film.
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Branches of Science

For Students 5th - 7th
In this branches of science worksheet, students are given one page of pictures related to four branches of science. These include astronomy, meteorology, oceanography and geology.
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Branches of Earth Science

For Students 5th - 7th
In this branches of earth science activity, students match the event to the branch of earth science. Students match the branch to the activity of the scientist listed. Students separate the activities given into the branches of earth...
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History and Oceanography

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students identify the accomplishments in oceanography from 17th-19th century, construct a time line with the scientists in chronological order, and discuss the parallels of oceanographic contributions with those in other areas of science...
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What Do These People Know That I Don't Know?

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students research career areas within the field of oceanography. They read interviews of people who work in these fields and discuss how the fields are similar. They write a paragraph or more telling what career choice sounded most...
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Oceanography-Related Careers: To Be or Not to Be. . .

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students investigate various careers in the field of oceanography. They conduct Internet research, record data on a spreadsheet, write a justification to explain why someone should accept a position found online, and write a letter to a...
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Researching the World's Oceans

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students research and compare important features of the oceans based on current data. They examine the globe or map, determine the major oceans of the world, and record their names on the data sheet.
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If I Can't See It, How Do I Know It's There?

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students build a model ocean using a variety of materials representing the various levels of the ocean. They collect data about the ocean floor in a partner activity. They practice working with topographical mapping grids.
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Oceanography Class Quilt

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Students create and observe a collage of oceanography topics that be placed on quilt tiles in a culmination art project to represent information learned.