Eat 'em And Weep: Problems Involving Commercial Fishing
Students explore the impact of commercial fishing on the marine environment. They participate in three activities which help them grasp the concepts of overfishing, habitat destruction, and by-catch and what each does to populations of fish.
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How Are Open Ocean Organisms Structured for Their Environment?
Students explore biology by conducting an animal dissection. In this oceanography instructional activity, students identify the life cycle of a squid and other animals that are involved with commercial fishing. Students dissect a squid...
4th - 5th Visual & Performing Arts
It's a Green Revolution: An Introduction to Eco-Schools USA
Eco-schools is a project of the National Wildlife Federation and empowers schools to manage their schools with a green focus. Scholars work to define environment and sustainability and springboard this into learning the eight pathways...
5th - 8th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Banana Slugs: Secret of the Slime
Banana slugs eat animal droppings and leaves, all while generating waste that acts as a fertilizer. The video explains the slug's role in the ecosystem. It highlights the benefits of the slime for slugs' movement, food source, and even...
4 mins 6th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Should We Eat Bugs?
Cricket cookies? Mealworm mac and cheese? Bugs are super nutritious! Why don't we eat them? Hear the history of entomophagy, that is, the practice of eating insects and spiders, by viewing this video. It is a fascinating exploration of...
5 mins 5th - 10th Science CCSS: Adaptable