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Collect Data Using a Transect Line

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students learn about transect lines through a study of marine debris.  In this marine debris lesson, students calculate the items on a transect line and graph them.  Students complete a category worksheet.
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Wetland Transects

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students lay out transect lines beside a local stream or river. There they record species of plants and insects living around the stream. By doing so, students explore how to use transect sampling techniques, use a variety of methods to...
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Adaptation and Diversity on Sheffield Island

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Written for an exploration of shoreline ecosystems on Sheffield Island, this gives ecology or marine biology buffs a hands-on experience. Using GPS or visual triangulation techniques, they lay transect lines on a high and a low energy...
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Flipbook Succession

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Students review succession charts for their native area before going to an outside site to view the changes. At the site, they follow the transect line and observe the changes in the plant life. They draw the changes on note cards that...
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Taking Count of Biodiversity

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Here is a well-designed lesson plan on biodiversity that should intrigue your charges. In it, pupils compare a natural desert area to a school field to see how habitat destruction affects species diversity. Groups set up transects and...
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Underwater Research

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Pupils make transect and quadrat surveys using a provided worksheet in order to understand the techniques used to study coral reefs. Each type of survey is used to identify the species, diversity, and number of corals.
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Mission to Mars

For Teachers 8th - 9th
Learners explore a mission to Mars using a robot and calculator. In this mission explorer lesson, students convert a robot to explorer mode using their graphing calculator. Learners use the number pad and controls for nine different...
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Longshore Current

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners are posted at the beginning and end of a 10-meter long line parallel to the ocean and are instructed to look straight ahead towards the water. The student at the beginning of the line uses a stopwatch, goes to the water's edge...
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Albedo Transect Research (Field Trip Day 1)

For Teachers Higher Ed
Students explore how Albedo research is designed and conducted by interviewing the researchers at one of their research sites. They relate Albedo and it's relationship to the Arctic environment as well as assess how a small change in a...
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The Dead Zone: A Marine Horror Story

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students graph dissolved oxygen versus depth using data taken from NECOP Program. In this marine science lesson, students explain the causes of hypoxia. They recommend possible solutions to this problem.
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Looking for Biodiversity

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Learners explore habitats and see that there are a variety of plants that can be found and that biodiversity is an important characteristic.  In this biodiversity lesson students complete an activity that explains how to perform a plant...
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Insect Biodiversity

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students observe the process of transect sampling using insect nets, to get a chance to compare the presence of different species and populations in various vegetational areas. They study the different specimens caught and compare their...
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The Stone Boat Mystery

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Learners design and execute a lab through which they study the distinctions between density, buoyancy, and volume.
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The Great Elephant Census Modeling Activity

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed Standards
They say elephants never forget—and your class won't forget an insightful modeling activity either! Junior zoologists take part in a mock elephant census using the sample count and total count methods. The included materials provide...
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Prairie Math

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students work together to build models of prairie plants. Using the model, they estimate the height and then measure them using metric and standard units. They write a fraction to represent their part of the whole set and compare and...
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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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Prairie Restoration and Prairie Ecology

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students collect data as they identify and classify native prairie plants and insects. They create their own population study using a variety of sampling techniques to determine the population density of various species. Students...
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Understanding Topographic Maps

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students are introduced to the characteristics and uses of topographical maps. Using a worksheet, they examine the use of specific terminology and use cutouts to create their own topographical map of an area. They answer discussion...
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Louisiana Purchase

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students use maps to locate and describe the area purchased by the Louisiana Purchase. In groups, they write a letter to Thomas Jefferson in which they evaluate the topography, climate and geography of the land. They determine the land's...
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Physiological Adaptations

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students investigate the concepts of genetics and how it is tied to the variations found within different species and how it is tied to adaptations. They review the theory of evolution and factors found to help create variation. The...
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Mapping the Sea Floor

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students review their prior knowledge on topographical maps. Using a map, they examine the sea floor off the coast of San Diego, California. With a partner, they chart the sea floor of an area and use cutouts to create a visual...
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Geography of the Harbor

For Teachers 5th - 12th
Young scholars study estuaries and their boundaries.  In this investigative lesson students locate an estuary on a map and use nautical and topographical maps. 
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Studying Wetland Plants

For Teachers 6th - 7th
Students identify some common wetland plants. they use the scientific method of surveying the plant community to record accurate data that they observe. they cut a sample of each plant and save in plastic bags to identify and preserve...