Light at the Bottom of the Deep, Dark Ocean?
Learners participate in an inquiry activity. They relate the structure of an appendage to its function. They describe how a deepwater organism to its environment without bright light.
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New Review Fishy Deep-sea Designs!
Oceans represent more than 80 percent of all habitats, yet we know less about them than most other habitats on the planet. The instructor introduces the epipelagic, mesopelagic, bathypelagic, twilight, and midnight zones in the ocean....
7th - 9th Science CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Denizens of the Deep
Dive into a lesson on the habitat of Earth least studied. A creative lesson describes the characteristics of animals that live in the deepest depths of the ocean. It also shares the concern of scientists that fishing these depths may...
3 mins 6th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Why Is It Dark at Night?
Don't keep your physics class in the dark about night—introduce them to the concept with a short animated video! The narrator discusses how the Big Bang set our universe into an ever-expanding motion where the stars we observe now appear...
4 mins 9th - 12th Science
8 Strange New Deep Sea Creatures
Somewhere between 15,000 and 18,000 new species are identified each year. This video highlights eight of the recent discoveries that live in the deep sea beginning with the aptly named ninja lanternshark and moving on to the more mundane...
10 mins 9th - 12th Science
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