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Plankton

For Teachers 4th - 12th Standards
Plankton: so much more than just a SpongeBob character. Three different activities have kids looking at both phytoplankton and zooplankton in pictures, as well as collecting their own samples (depending on your access to a saltwater...
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The Mighty Hudson Stretches its Mussels

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Learners brainstorm possible causes of zebra mussel migration and population expansion. They identify the key causes and effects of the disturbance of the Hudson River ecosystem and research causes and effects in the disturbances of...
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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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Plankton

For Teachers K - 4th
Students explore the attributes of plankton. In this plankton lesson plan, students read This is the Sea That Feeds Us and discuss food chains. Students discover the differences between phytoplankton and zooplankton as they examine the...
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Phytoplankton in the Gulf of Maine

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Students use satellite data to see the correlation between sea temperature and sunlight in the Gulf of Maine.  In this phytoplankton lesson students use Excel to analyze data. 
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Sinking Races

For Teachers 2nd - 8th
Students build plankton models and compete to see which sinks most slowly. They write, or orally present ,the adaptations they incorporated to slow the sinking rate of their organisms. Race results can be grounds for some prizes!
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Phytoplankton

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Tomorrow's marine biologists journey through the world of phytoplankton when viewing this slide show. They are exposed to the shapes and life cycle of diatoms, and introduced to dinoflagellates, coccolithophorids, and silicoflagellates....
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Primary Producers

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students examine the role of carbon in the oceans and how phytoplankton determine the levels present. In groups, they practice measuring primary productivity using two methods. They use the internet to research the role of phytoplankton...
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A Survey of Plankton Communities

For Students 9th - 10th
In this biology worksheet, students identify and define the vocabulary terms listed and make a prediction about the outcomes of the experiment. Then they complete the chart of the observations of the plankton diversity in drops of pond...
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Biochemical Cycles: Recycling Carbon and Nitrogen

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students construct flow diagrams of the carbon and nitrogen cycle processes. They identify sequences in each cycle that are affected by human impact and present their research to the class.
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Plankton of Tyson Lagoon

For Students 4th - 8th
In this plankton key worksheet, students use drawings of phytoplankton and zooplankton to identify macro- invertebrates, diatoms and algae from a pond water sample.
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The Great Plankton Race

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Young scholars construct plankton models from materials of various shapes and densities to simulate adaptations that slow sinking. They race their models and calculate sinking rates. They discuss the importance of these small sea...
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The Plankton Project

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students investigate the different types of Plankton and analyze the importance of plankton in the marine food chain. They research filter feeding and evaluate the basic principles of an experiment.
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Phytoplankton

For Students 6th - 9th
In this phytoplankton worksheet, learners read and study online information on plankton blooms to answer 8 short answer questions about the topic.
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Plankton

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students research phytoplankton and zooplankton. In this food chain lesson, students read This is the Sea That Feeds Us and discuss plankton, food chains, and webs. Students define phytoplankton and compare them to land plants. Students...
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Algae: Plantlike Protists

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
In this algae worksheet, students learn about the diversity of algae, the structures of algae, and the alternation of generations of the algae life cycle. This worksheet has 14 matching, 8 fill in the blank, and 5 multiple choice questions.
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Harmful Algal Blooms in Full Bloom

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students calculate the total percentage of samples from the data on the graphs. In this marine science instructional activity, students analyze the concentration levels over a period of time. They suggest ways to lessen the effect of...
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Life in the Ocean

For Students 9th - 12th
In this ocean life worksheet, students review the animal and plant plankton and photosynthesis in the ocean. Students fill in the blank of 15 statements and then find these terms in a word search.
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Make and Use a Plankton Net

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Students make simple plankton nets and use them to collect and identify common forms of plankton. They identify and interpret plankton, as seen under a microscope, whether there was more zooplankton or phytoplankton. Finally, students...
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Secret Agents of Dissolved Oxygen

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Pupils determine the changes in different types of water in a sealed container over time. They investigate how to measure dissolved oxygen, temperature, and carbon dioxide with calculator or computer probe-ware. Students determine the...
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When is Dinner Served? Predicting the Spring Phytoplankton Bloom in the Gulf of Maine (College Level)

For Teachers Higher Ed
Students are able to explain the ecological importance of phytoplankton. They describe the components that influence a phytoplankton bloom. Students interpret satellite images in order to correlate buoy data.