Life in The Zones
Students review the geological characteristics of the oceans. They identify the types of life that can survive in different depths of the water. They also analyze the biological and geological characteristics.
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The Intertropical Convergence Zone
Young scientists know it is hotter along the equator, but why is it also rainier? Through the process of completing two experiments and a worksheet, scholars discover the answer is the intertropical convergence zone. First, they...
3rd - 11th 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
Exploring Marine Ecosystems in the Caribbean and Maine
Students compare the marine habitats of Maine and the Caribbean using temperature, tides, ocean currents, latitude and longitude. In this marine ecosystems lesson, students analyze maps to complete graphic organizers that evaluate the...
4th - 8th Science
The Otherworldly Creatures in the Ocean's Deepest Depths
Humans know so little about the deepest darkest zones of the ocean. Learn a little more with a video that explores some of the many species in the deep ocean, including exotic marine life with adaptations that are out of this world.
5 mins 3rd - 8th Science
Turning the Tide on Trash: Marine Debris Curriculum
Six different lessons comprise this unit on marine debris. Science, language arts, social studies, and art projects make this an ideal interdisciplinary unit. The result will be well-informed future citizens who can help make a...
5th - 8th Visual & Performing Arts