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Description:

Unit from Smithsonian multidisciplinary ocean curriculum. Lesson plan focuses on ocean bottom features including continental shelf, deep ocean plain, and mid-ocean ridges. Students study the discovery and mapping of seafloor features, learn to read seafloor maps, then create a map of Atlantic seafloor features. Unit includes: background essay; teacher instructions; maps and forms for student activity; discussion questions; all online in PDF format. Resources include online version of Smithsonian Ocean Planet exhibition.

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:

Oceanography,NSDL,Space sciences,Physical sciences,marine geology,creating seafloor maps,Space Science,oceanography,Continental shelf,Geology,ocean basins,NSDL_SetSpec_2667291,Astronomy,Middle School,Science,Geological oceanography,history of seafloor mapping,Elementary School,Chemistry,Physics,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20061130094216332T,seafloor features,Physical oceanography,Atlantic Ocean seafloor,Geoscience,Earth science

Language:

English

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Public - Available to anyone

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