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22 resources with the concept the arctic ocean

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Ocean and Great Lakes Literacy: Principle 3

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
How do the oceans and Great Lakes influence weather and climate? Part three of a seven-part series about salt and freshwater examines the impact large bodies of water have on the skies above us. Included in the activity is a study of...
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Ocean and Great Lakes Literacy: Principle 4

For Teachers 5th - 12th Standards
Some people live for their yearly beach vacation ... but what many people don't know is how the ocean made life possible! Young oceanographers discover the organisms and nutrient cycles that contribute to continued life on Earth in the...
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Nature's Density Column

For Teachers 6th - 10th Standards
Nature provides density columns in the polar regions that provides food for many animals. Young scientists build their own density columns with water in order to answer analysis questions. Through a slideshow presentation, scholars...
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Global Warming - Effects on the Environment

For Students 9th - 12th
Is Earth becoming too hot to handle? The third installment in a series of eight videos about global warming and the carbon cycle describes the changes to Earth's natural balance as a result of rising average temperatures. Young...
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Where Have All the Glaciers Gone?

For Teachers 7th - 8th Standards
What happens when ice melts? Well ... water happens. When that melting ice is a glacier, the amount of water that results produces change throughout the world. Middle school science sleuths uncover the truth about global warming, the...
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Please Pass the Salt

For Students 3rd - 5th Standards
Salinity is the focus of two experimenters that work to answer the question, How does salt change the physical properties of water? Super scientists compare the freezing rate of salt and fresh water, combine the two waters to observe how...
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Know Your Globe

For Students K - 5th Standards
What are the green and blue things on a globe? Water and land—the two main features on Earth. Watch a video that distinguishes items on the globe from continents to countries and water to oceans and freshwater. Quiz the class after to...
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Bering Sea Fabulous Food Chain Game

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
In spring, the Bering Sea turns green due to phytoplankton, which live at the surface, experiencing a population explosion. Groups of scholars play a food chain game, writing down food chains as the game is played. After five to six...
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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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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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Life in the Crystal Palace

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Marine biologists research sea ice communities. Assign some groups to construct paper models of sea ice communities in winter, and some to construct models of them in summer. The lesson is simplistic, but the Internet resources provided...
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Plants and Animals of the Arctic

For Teachers K - 6th Standards
The Arctic food web may be more limited than other environments, but it has all the same components. With an interactive activity, pupils assume the roles of the components of an Arctic food chain. They move around and link themselves to...
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Being Productive in the Arctic Ocean

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students identify the three realms of the Arctic Ocean, and describe the relationships between these realms. They identify major factors that limit primary productivity in the Arctic Ocean.
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Continents and Oceans

For Students Pre-K - 2nd
Play a fun video that plants the five oceans and seven continents into young learners brains. The video first goes through the continents in alphabetical order, and then the five oceans in alphabetical order.
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The Arctic Ocean

For Students 4th - 5th
In this Arctic Ocean worksheet, students read a 2 page passage, then complete 10 true/false questions. Answers are included on page 4. A reference web site is given for additional activities.
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Across the Arctic Ocean

For Teachers 5th
In this drawing conclusions worksheet, 5th graders review the list of items Ann Bancroft and Liv Arnesen took on their Arctic expedition. Students answer 5 questions using the list.
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Across the Arctic Ocean

For Teachers 4th - 5th
In this drawing conclusions worksheet, students study the list that shows some of the supplies that Ann Bancroft and Liv Arnesen took on their trip to the Arctic Ocean. Students read the list and use it to answer the 5 questions.
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Let's Get to the Bottom of the Arctic!

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students identify the three realms of the Arctic Ocean, and describe the relationships between these realms. They describe different species associations in a benthic community.
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Getting to the Bottom

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students identify taxa in Arctic benthic communities. They discover organisms that live in these Arctic areas. They analyze data compiled for the Canada Basin Benthic Samples, 2002.
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Jelly Critters

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Students compare and contrast three different organisms that are considered gelatinous zooplankton. They describe how they fit into marine food webs.
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Three Cold Realms

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Students identify organisms within the realms of pelagic, benthic and sea ice. They explain how these three interact with each other.