Curriculum


Grade 3-5
Title Description URL
Ecology by Inquiry
PDF 4.2 Mb
Series of lessons that teach fundamental ecological principals using an inquiry and hands-on approach. nwfsc.noaa.gov/edu
cation/educators.cfm
Remote Sensing and Coral Reefs
PDF 4.5 Mb
Lessons about the electromagnetic spectrum, altimetry, coral reefs, symbiosis, phytoplankton, sea surface temperature and conservation issues. coralreefwatch.noaa.
gov/satellite/edu
cation/reef_remote_
sensing.html
Navigating Change
PDF 7.6 Mb
A series of units focused on raising awareness and motivating people to change their attitudes and behaviors to better care for the Hawaiian Islands and the ocean's ecological resources. coralreef.noaa.gov/
outreach/resourcecd
08/lessonplans.html
Project Flow
PDF 9.6 Mb
A curriculum of 15 lessons and activities about the Great Lakes ecosystem, fisheries and stewardship. miseagrant.umich.edu/
flow/
Grade 5-8
Title Description URL
Remote Sensing
and Coral Reefs

PDF 4.5 Mb
Lessons include topics about the electromagnetic spectrum, altimetry, coral reefs, symbiosis, phytoplankton, sea surface temperature and conservation issues. coralreefwatch.noaa.
gov/satellite/educa
tion/reef_remote_
sensing.html
Learning Ocean Science Through Ocean Exploration Curriculum
PDF 5 Mb
Curriculum includes lessons on ocean mapping, currents, geology, primary production, ecology and human impacts. oceanexplorer.noaa
.gov/edu/curriculum
/welcome.html
Ecology by Inquiry
PDF 4.2 Mb
Lessons that teach fundamental ecological principals using an inquiry and hands-on approach. nwfsc.noaa.gov/edu
cation/educators.cfm
Navigating Change
PDF 7.6 Mb
A series of units focused on raising awareness and motivating people to change their attitudes and behaviors to better care for the Hawaiian Islands and the ocean's ecological resources. coralreef.noaa.gov/
outreach/resourcecd
08/lessonplans.html
Project Flow
PDF 9.6 Mb
A curriculum of 15 lessons and activities about the Great Lakes ecosystem, fisheries and stewardship. miseagrant.umich.edu/
flow/
Grade 8-12
Title Description URL
Estuaries 101 - Earth Science Module
PDF 6 Mb
Students use Google Earth, data sources and reference materials to investigate estuaries, tides, salinity, and watersheds. Includes an authentic assessment. estuaries.gov/estuar
ies101/Teachers/
Default.aspx?ID=79
Estuaries 101 - Life Science Module
PDF 3.8 Mb
Students use Google Earth, real time data, lab activities and other sources to investigate the biodiversity, nutrient cycling and other biological aspects of an estuary. estuaries.gov/estuar
ies101/Teachers/
Default.aspx?ID=79
Estuaries 101 - Physical Science Module
PDF 4.8 Mb
Students use Google Earth, data sources, reference materials and lab activities to investigate water chemistry of estuaries. The unit concludes with an authentic assessment. estuaries.gov/estuar
ies101/Teachers/
Default.aspx?ID=79
Harmful Algal Bloom Hunter's Handbook
PDF 1.3 Mb
Classroom activities and experiments to compliment the video, Science at Sea: The Hunt for Killer Algae. Video Avalable online nwfsc.noaa.gov/hab/
outreach/education
.html
Learning Ocean Science Through Ocean Exploration Curriculum
PDF 5 Mb
An ocean sciences curriculum that includes lessons on ocean mapping, currents, geology, primary production, ecology and human impacts. oceanexplorer.noaa.
gov/edu/curriculum
/welcome.html
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