ERIC Number: ED477329
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2002
Reference Count: N/A
Meet the Arctic Benthos. Arctic Ocean Exploration--Grades 7-8. Benthic Invertebrate Groups in the Deep Arctic Ocean.
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (DOC), Rockville, MD.
This activity introduces students to major groups of invertebrates that have been found in other polar ocean expeditions and acquaints them with the feeding habits of these animals as a basis for making inferences about benthic communities and their connection to other components of the Artic Ocean ecosystem. The activity provides learning objectives, a list of needed materials, key vocabulary words, background information, day-to-day procedures, internet connections, career ideas, integrated subject areas, evaluation tips, extension ideas, and National Science Education Standards connections. (KHR)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Authoring Institution: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (DOC), Rockville, MD.