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62 reviewed resources for national marine sanctuaries

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National Marine Sanctuaries Fish

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Information is provided on Gray's Reef, Florida Keys, and Flower Garden Banks marine sanctuaries. Young marine biologists then visit the FishBase and REEF databases to collect fish species information for each location. They then...
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Marine Sanctuaries

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students delve into diverse marine ecosystems and the problems they face. They discover students the national marine sanctuaries found in the Pacific and Atlantic oceans and off the coast of American Samoa.
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National Marine Sanctuaries Shipwrecks

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Junior oceanographers access the Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary Shipwreck Database and plot the locations of several shipwrecks. Shipwrecks are always an enthralling subject and this activity allows your learners to act as...
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Turning the Tide on Trash: Marine Debris Curriculum

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Seven pages of fascinating reading on marine debris preface the activities in this lesson plan. Four different activities are employed to simulate how the debris is distributed in the ocean and along beaches. Early ecology learners...
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Turning the Tide on Trash: Marine Debris Curriculum

For Teachers 5th - 8th
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...
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Exploring National Marine Sanctuaries

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students conduct Internet research of the living organisms in national marine sanctuaries, and the resources protected in the sanctuaries. Students gather information about each of the sanctuaries and make an oral presentation and poster...
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Exploring National Marine Sanctuaries

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Students research marine ecosystems by creating class presentations.  In this oceanography lesson, students research the different locations of marine sanctuaries by identifying them on a transparency map in class.  Students create...
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Marine Protected Areas

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students role play different stakeholders perspective on the debate about Channel Islands. For this marine science lesson, students identify different types of Marine Protected Areas. They research about their stakeholder's point of view...
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How would an oil spill affect a Marine Sanctuary?

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Young scholars explore the concept of environmental stewardship. In this science activity, students discover how scientists assess damages to the environment following oil spills. Young scholars conduct a simulation of a public meeting...
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Exploring the National Marine Sanctuaries: A Lesson in Habitats and Human Impacts

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students examine the marine sanctuaries in the Pacific and Atlantic Oceans. They discover the interdependence of all living things and work together in groups to create a poster about what they have discovered during the instructional...
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Marine Protected Areas

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Students design a research project about a Marine Protected Area they chose. In this marine biology lesson, students gather fish count and catch data then graph them. They create an information poster about their findings.
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Saved by a Shark

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students explore the marine ecosystem and the importance of sharks. For this shark lesson, students look at photos of the Flower Garden Banks National Marine Sanctuary and discuss the animals that live there. They discuss which animals...
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Biodiversity

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students explore the diversity of different marine sanctuaries.  For this biodiversity lesson students work in groups to explore a sanctuary.
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Every Square Inch Counts

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students monitor the abundance of organisms in photograph quadrats. In this environmental monitoring lesson, students view pictures of rocky intertidal and subtidal marine zones and discuss the importance of monitoring organism...
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Biodiversity

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students explore the biodiversity of the national marine sanctuaries. In this science lesson, students view a video about Cordell Bank National Marine Sanctuary and Hawaiian Islands Humpback Whale National Marine Sanctuary. Students work...
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Deep-Sea Ecosystems – Life is Weird!

For Teachers 7th - 8th Standards
A pool of brine in the deep sea can be up to four times as salty as the surrounding sea water. The deep sea ecosystem relies on chemosynthesis and the organisms that live there are often strange to us. The lesson focuses on researching...
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Learning About Oceanography

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Students experience the field of oceanography. For this oceanography lesson, students role-play the career of oceanographer. Students log on to Second Life and research algae blooms and coral sanctuaries. Students simulate an oil spill...
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Monitoring Life In The Rocky Intertidal Ecosystem

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students investigate marine life by researching aquatic organisms on the Internet. In this oceanography instructional activity, students monitor algae and animals of the ocean by identifying their population and habitat on data sheet ID...
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Natural Disaster

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Describe how plate tectonics account for various land formations. Learners discuss different marine sanctuaries and create a poster about tectonic activity in these areas. They share their posters with the class.
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Empty Oceans

For Teachers 6th - 8th
In groups of four, pupils brainstorm about seafood. They view the Monterey Bay Aquarium Seafood Watch website to examine the problems caused by the seafood industry. Learners are then brought back together to discuss what they...
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Research Project

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Students learn the importance of National Marine Sanctuaries and create an original illustrated research project.
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To Fish or Not to Fish?

For Teachers 6th - 11th
Learners demonstrate the decision-making process for marine reserves designations. In this role-playing lesson students analyze maps and data relating to a proposed reserve. They formulate the best decisions based on overall issues.
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The Iron Cheesebox

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners learn about natural processes that destroy artifacts and how to preserve them. In this preserving artifacts lesson plan, students learn about oxidation-reduction reactions that corrode iron in seawater. They discuss how to...
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Sanctuaries-Providing a Safe Harbor

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students investigate the role of marine sanctuaries in the conservation of oceans and the lives of plant and animal species that live there. They write poetry to exhibit what they learn.