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53 resources with the concept the pacific ocean

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The Great Pacific Garbage Patch

For Teachers 7th - 9th Standards
The Great Pacific Garbage Patch is one of several garbage patches around the world where garbage accumulates naturally. As part of a GIS unit that combines oceanography, environmental science, and life science, class members investigate...
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The Seven Continents Scavenger Hunt

For Teachers 1st - 4th Standards
Who doesn't enjoy an engaging scavenger hunt? Here, scholars listen to, and discuss, the informative text, Where is my Continent? by Robin Nelson. They then explore the seven continents and four major oceans using Google Earth.  
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California Kelp Forest Restoration

For Teachers K - 12th Standards
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...
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Ocean Life

For Teachers 4th - 8th Standards
Our oceans are composed of many complex relationships. Young oceanographers explore relationships between organisms, understand the world ocean's currents, and discover the effects of water pollution and how it behaves. There are three...
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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, students investigate...
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A Watery World

For Teachers 4th - 7th Standards
With about 70% of the earth's surface covered in oceans, it's fair to say that we live in a very wet world. Young scientists gain a better appreciation of this fact as they use maps to identify the world's ocean basins in the first...
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Study Jams! Earth's Oceans

For Students 4th - 8th Standards
Enjoy beautiful images and ocean facts together with the slide show, then see how much you absorbed by taking the quiz. Some of the topics covered in the presentation include water pressure, sunlight in the ocean, the names and locations...
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Protecting Philippine Reefs

For Teachers 4th - Higher Ed
Young scholars watch a slide show about the Philippine Reefs to explore the topic of fish populations. In this reef and fish population lesson, students watch a slide show about fish populations and how the Peace Corps works with...
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The Open Ocean, What is it and How Does it Change?

For Teachers 5th - 7th
Students investigate the ocean environment. In this ocean instructional activity, students discover the physical properties of the ocean. Over two days, students work in small groups investigating ocean maps and creating water currents.
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Maps and Globes: Where in the World are We?

For Teachers K
Students explore maps and globes. In this introduction to map and globe concepts lesson, students identify features of physical maps, political maps, and globes. Students locate land and water, and recite a poem about the names of the...
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Confronting Two Challenges-One Physical, One Intellectual

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students examine how the author confronted the challenges of a new language and a new culture. They examine how the author's penchant for running featured in his adjustment to the culture of Fuling and in his learning of the Chinese...
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Breaching the Gulf Between Cultures

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Learners study the dynamics, the challenges, and the rewards of adjusting to a new culture, as illustrated by the author's account of his father's coming to terms with Sri Lankan customs. They reach the enduring understanding, "It is...
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Encountering Very Different Ways of Life

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Learners explore the concept of crossing cultures. They examine how Americans may be viewed by people in another culture and discover that that Peace Corps Volunteers are trained to cross cultures respectfully so that they are accepted...
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How Cultures Differ-Two Different Perspectives on the Same Event

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students examine the author's running race from two different cultural perspectives to see just how different the effects of culture can be. They practice thinking about an issue from different perspectives and create a script that can...
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Out With the Old, In With the New

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students study China's cultural and economic complexities through a slide show that is written, read, and photographed by a Peace Corps Volunteer. They answer the questions: What does SARS stand for? [Severe acute respiratory syndrome]...
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Is there a map in that story?

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders examine different pieces of literature from specific isolated Pacific islands. In this Geography lesson plan, 8th graders read and interpret a written selection. Students construct a map of the stories setting.
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Immersion Presents Monterey Bay

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students study Monterey Bay. In this Monterey Bay lesson, students create a model of upwelling around Monterey Bay. Students simulate surface water movement relative to prevailing winds.
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Pacific Ocean Map Quiz

For Students 6th - 12th
In this online interactive geography quiz worksheet, students respond to 5 identification questions regarding the Pacific Ocean.
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Do Some Research - Panama Canal

For Students 4th - 6th
In this geography research worksheet, students use the library or Internet to determine the name of the ocean which the Panama Canal joins to the Atlantic Ocean. They write the answer on the blue line, write a short essay about the...
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The Galapagos Islands

For Students 3rd - 4th
In this The Galapagos Islands instructional activity, students read a 1 page article, answer 3 statements with multiple choice answers, fill in 4 fill in the blank answers and 3 determine if 3 statements are true or false.
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Mapping and Personifying Nations

For Teachers 11th
Eleventh graders analyze the geography, actions, and relationships of countries involved in World War II. They create a map of Europe, Northern Africa, and the Pacific, and analyze and evaluate their self-made map of Europe and the...
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Second Star To the Left and Straight On 'Till Morning" - Spreadsheet Driven Exploration of Pacific Asian Geography

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Pupils explore the geography of Pacific Asia. The class is divided into two groups to participate in a role-play activity where they act as European explorers. Students utilize mathematics, spreadsheet and internet technology to make...
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Pacific War Timeline

For Teachers 5th - 12th
Students apply chronlogy through the sequencing of significan events from World War II in the Pacific. They draw a timeline by making a straight line and marking a place for every year from 1937-1945. During the visit to the George Bush...
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Fun with Lewis and Clark

For Teachers K - 6th
Students are introduced to the Louisiana Purchase and Lewis and Clark's expedition. They are explained that the Peace Medal Nickel, was the first nickel in the Westward Journey Nickel Series.