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Other

Description:

Four teaching units show how NASA satellites measure ocean productivity. Topics cover: marine food web from producers to consumers and decomposers; phytoplankton diversity, classification and adaptations; studying photosynthesis with technology, from microscopes to satellites; and biology of algal blooms. Units include: background, lesson plans using on-line data or instructions for classroom and field activities; web links for further study. Lessons are aligned to teaching standards from McREL. Order educational CD-ROM, Phytopia. DLESE and Homeschool featured site.

Subjects:

  • Science > General

Education Levels:

  • Grade 1
  • Grade 2
  • Grade 3
  • Grade 4
  • Grade 5
  • Grade 6
  • Grade 7
  • Grade 8
  • Grade 9
  • Grade 10
  • Grade 11
  • Grade 12

Keywords:

bioluminescence,Oceanography,NSDL,Harmful Algal Blooms,Biological oceanography,Space sciences,Physical sciences,Social Sciences,ocean color satellite instruments,Space Science,Environmental science,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20061130094126867T,NSDL_SetSpec_2667291,Life Science,Astronomy,chemosynthesis,Middle School,Science,Elementary School,Plankton,Chemistry,Physics,microorganisms,Technology,Ecology, Forestry and Agriculture,High School,Physical oceanography,plankton,satellite observing system,photosynthesis,Geoscience,Earth science

Language:

English

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Public - Available to anyone

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Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial Share Alike

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