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Oceans of Energy

Lesson Plan Overview

Students describe forms of energy found in the ocean and explain how they are used by humans. Students explain three ways that energy can be obtained from the ocean.

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

Literacy Principles:

OLP#5: The ocean supports a great diversity of life and ecosystems.OLP#6: The ocean and humans are inextricably interconnected.OLP#7: The ocean is largely unexplored.

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