Challenges of the Deep-Sea
Students participate in a variety of station activities as they explore the adaptations that deep-sea fish have developed in order to survive the harsh conditions found within the deep-sea environment.
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Nannofossils Reveal Seafloor Spreading Truth
Spread the word about seafloor spreading! Junior geologists prove Albert Wegener right in an activity that combines data analysis and deep ocean exploration. Learners analyze and graph fossil sample data taken from sites along the...
5th - 8th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Biological Oceanographic Investigations – Call to Arms
How many simple machines does it take to make a robotic arm? An inquiry-based instructional activity explores that topic and challenges pupils to build a robotic arm that can stretch, turn, and more. A few questions help guide them in...
5th - 6th Science
Sea Urchins Pull Themselves Inside Out To Be Reborn
Sea Urchins live for centuries if they can make it to adulthood. The video highlights the challenges of sea urchins making the journey through the open sea for years. When they finally find a place to land, an amazing transformation occurs.
3 mins 6th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Descending to the Challenge: Developing Documentaries About the Deep Ocean
The video clip that comprises the warm up is not available, but the related article from The New York Times and the movie trailer for Aliens of the Deep are, leaving enough material to make this a fascinating lesson on deep-sea...
7th - 12th Science