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Learning Ocean Science Through Ocean Exploration

Lesson Plan Overview

A curriculum for teachers of Grades 6-12 that takes lesson plans that were developed for NOAA Voyages of Discovery and the Ocean Explorer Web Site and presents them in a comprehensive scope and sequence through subject area categories that cut across individual expeditions.

Source NOAA Ocean Explorer
Subjects Earth Science Life Science Physical Science
Grades 6-8 9-12

Literacy Principles:

OLP#2: The ocean and life in the ocean shape the features of the Earth.OLP#4: The ocean makes Earth habitable.OLP#5: The ocean supports a great diversity of life and ecosystems.OLP#7: The ocean is largely unexplored.

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