ERIC Number: ED457008
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2001
Reference Count: N/A
Only One Ocean: Marine Science Activities for Grades 5-8. Teacher's Guide.
Halversen, Catherine; Strang, Craig
This guide was designed by the Marine Activities, Resources & Education (MARE) Program through the Great Explorations in Math and Science (GEMS) ongoing curriculum development program for middle school students. This GEMS guide addresses the concepts of the interconnectedness of the ocean basins, respect for organisms, oceanography, physical geography, upwelling zones, ocean resources, adaptation form and function, over-fishing, alternative perspectives, and consumer and environmental awareness. Activity units include: (1) "Apples and Oceans"; (2) "Squids--Outside and Inside"; and (3) "What's the Catch?" Eleven classroom sessions are also included. (YDS)
Descriptors: Conservation (Environment), Critical Thinking, Freehand Drawing, Intermediate Grades, Junior High Schools, Marine Education, Models, Oceanography, Perception, Science Activities, Science Curriculum, Science Instruction
University of California, GEMS, Lawrence Hall of Science #5200, Berkeley, CA 94720-5200 ($16). Tel: 510-642-7771; Web site: http://www.lhs.berkeley.edu/GEMS.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Authoring Institution: California Univ., Berkeley. Lawrence Hall of Science.