Into the Sea
Students display an awareness of the diversity of species in the coral reef, their habitat and adaptations. They conduct research to find and then color code the locations of coral reefs around the world.
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Bering Sea Fabulous Food Chain Game
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...
6th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Deep-Sea Ecosystems – Entering the Twilight Zone
Imagine an ecosystem without any light or oxygen, where living things convert carbon dioxide into food. This ecosystem is thriving and might just be the largest ecosystem on our planet, yet we know very little about it. The lesson...
5th - 6th Science CCSS: Adaptable
A Sea Otter's Adorable Adoption Story
Sea otters, an important species in the Pacific coast kelp ecosystem, are the focus of a short video that observes sea otters in captivity. One of the few animals that use tools to help them eat, viewers see how females in captivity will...
7 mins 6th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
8 Incredible Deep Sea Oddities!
The pressure at the bottom of the ocean is 10,000 times that at sea level. Scholars go under the sea as they learn about organisms found in the deep ocean waters. From angler fish to deep sea jellies that bioluminescence, viewers see...
3 mins 6th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
These Termites Turn Your House into a Palace of Poop
Everyone knows that termites are bad news for the wooden parts of a home. How do they do it, and how can we stop them? Go inside a termite (literally) to discover the scores of bacteria and protists that help make wood taste good. The...
4 mins 6th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable