ERIC Number: ED452058
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2000
Reference Count: N/A
Sustainable Seas Expeditions Teacher Resource Book, Units 1 [and] 2.
Larkin, Pam, Ed.
This publication describes the Sustainable Seas Expeditions which is a five-year project of ocean exploration and conservation focusing on the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's (NOAA) national marine sanctuaries. This resource book is the first in a two part series. This first teacher resource contains an introduction to the Sustainable Seas Expeditions and Web sites along with background information. There is a listing of the National Marine Sanctuaries, and four classroom investigations are included. Investigation One examines marine species. Investigation Two takes a closer look at one sanctuary. Investigation Three plans an expedition while Investigation Four designs a submersible. Investigation Five uses charts to explore marine sanctuaries. Invesigatio Six examines how an oil spill will affect a national marine sanctuary. Finally, Invesgiation Seven looks at a sea turtle's life cycle. A glossary and a listing of teacher resources are also provided. (SAH)
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Fishes, Marine Biology, Marine Mammals, Oceanography, Science Activities, Science Instruction, Teaching Guides
Sustainable Seas Expeditions, 735 State Street, Suite 617, Santa Barbara, CA 93101. Tel: 805-963-3238.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Sponsor: Richard and Rhoda Goldman Fund, San Francisco, CA.
Authoring Institution: National Science Teachers Association, Arlington, VA.; National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (DOC), Silver Spring, MD. National Marine Sanctuaries.; National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (DOC), Rockville, MD.; National Geographic Society, Washington, DC.