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  1.   Marine & Aquatic Habitats Activities - Terrestrial Forests vs. Kelp Forests
Sequence Background Standards Compliance Objectives Materials Web Links Database Activity Extensions Career Lessons Evaluations Coast Quiz TOPIC-TITLE Marine & Aquatic Habitats Activities - Terrestrial Forests vs. Kelp Forests AUTHOR Jim McCurdy GRADE SUITABILITY Middle School visualization SCOPE Life Science Marine Science Ecology Environmental Science Sequence Students should have some knowledge of the following: Habitats Zonation Niche Food Webs Adaptation < < go top Background Summary The marine ecosystem known as th...
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    Grade Level: 6-8

  2.   Making a Taxonomic Key
...ent status of the sothern California abalone, and what things happened to these abalone populations. Be sure to cite your sources with a complete Bibliography of URL's and written publications used. Discuss options for possibly saving abalones and restoring their populations. 5. Research the native kelp forest habitat in which the abalone used to live. Find out what-ate-what and who-ate-who then put together a full page food web diagram for this ecosystem. What does this food web tell you about abalone conservation and restoration. All shells and photographs ©2001 Robert Perry A B C D D
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    Grade Level: 9-12

  3.   California Communities
...ns astonishing biodiversity. California is made up of eleven biogeographic provinces. It is bordered on the west by ocean and the east by high mountains. One of the "tallest" states, California stretches for twelve degrees of latitude, ranging from scorching desert in the south to temperate redwood forest in the north. The state boasts the lowest, hottest, and driest spot in the Western Hemisphere - 279 feet below sea level in the Badwater Basin of Death Valley. But just 85 miles away is the summit of Mt. Whitney, the highest peak in the contiguous U.S., which reaches 14,495 feet. Most of California has a Mediterrane...
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    Grade Level: 9-12

  4.   Conservation from the Treetops: The Emerging Science of Canopy Ecology by H. Bruce Rinker
...ome author updates signup feedback contact us search directory _ new biodiversity environment genome biotechnology evolution frontiers education new biodiversity biotechnology evolution frontiers education environment genomics authorbio H. Bruce Rinker, Ph.D., is the director for the environment: deforestation Environmental Conservation from the Treetops:  Lands The Emerging Science of Canopy Ecology Division for By H. Bruce Rinker Pinellas An County, FL. ActionBioscience.org original article He received his doctorate in environmental studies at Antioch New England Graduate School ... articlehighlights The forest can...
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  5.   Where have all the Endangered Gone?
...interact http://www.harcourtschool.com Pgs. B 10-11 Trade Books Pgs. B 18-19 Trade Books An ecosystem CNN Video: Tide Pool The homes and roles of living things CD ROM: Coral Reefs Pgs. 26-27 Trade Books A Coral Reef http://www.scilinks.org/harcourt Pgs. B 34-35 Trade Books Salt water and Fresh Kelp Forest water http://www.scilinks.org/harcourt Marine Ecosystems Pgs. B 50-51 Trade Books Changes in a Pond CNN Video: Artificial Reef Clean up pond pollution http://www.scilinks.org/harcourt Conservation Pgs. B 58-59 Trade Books Pgs. B 66-67 Trade Books Using our national parks science.rtf Created using Unit Mapp...
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    Grade Level: 9-12

  6.   Exploring the National Marine Sanctuaries: A Lesson in Habitats and Human Impacts
_ _ Exploring the National Marine Sanctuaries: A Lesson in Habitats and Human Impacts Sanctuary Tour Exciting kelpScience in the middle grades should provide students with Events opportunities to enrich their growing knowledge of biodiversity. In this lesson, students will learn about the For Fun national marine sanctuaries found in the Pacific and Atlantic For oceans and off the coast of American Samoa. They include Teachers bree...
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    Grade Level: 6-8

  7.   Exploring National Marine Sanctuaries
...ng knowledge of biodiversity. In this lesson, students will learn about the national marine sanctuaries found in the Pacific and Atlantic oceans and off the coast of American Samoa. They include breeding and feeding grounds of whales, sea lions, sharks, and sea turtles; significant coral reefs and kelp forest habitats; and the remains of the U.S.S. Monitor, a Civil War ironclad that sank off the coast of North Carolina. By learning about the biodiversity, ecological integrity, and cultural legacy of these marine sanctuaries, students can place into context what they are learning about the interdependence of living t...
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  8.   Monitoring a Habitat
...ng to survey because they display characteristics typical of both provinces. Around the northern Channel Islands, the Channel Island National Park Service, in cooperation with the Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary and the California Department of Fish and Game, have established 16 permanent kelp forest monitoring sites and permanently affixed 100 meter transect lines to the seafloor at each site. These sites were selected because they represent different depths, locations (windward vs. leeward side of the islands), water temperature zones Monitoring a Habitat and areas with differing amounts of nutrients, c...
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    Grade Level: 6-8

  9.   Cathedral in the Sea: Construct A Model Kelp Forest
Cathedral in the Sea Instructional Objectives Background Information Activity Procedures Evaluation Elementary and Secondary Extensions Topic: The kelp forest community. Instructional Objectives: Students will: Identify the principal parts of a giant kelp plant. Construct a model giant kelp plant based on the above information and images viewed in the program. Construct cutouts of kelp forest inhabitants based on field-guide photographs. Place animal cutouts in their...
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    Grade Level: 6-8

  10.   Imagine a Kelp Forest
...se Educator Guide to America's Underwater Treasures Educator Guide to Return to the Amazon Educator Guide to Sea Ghosts (Belugas) Educator Guide to Call of the Killer Whale The Watershed Quest Tips for Using Science Multimedia Educator Web Links Download Library Glossary Outreach Partners Imagine a Kelp Forest Students will explore the kelp forest ecosystem by conducting research and by writing imaginary narratives through an activity that integrates science and language arts. Download the printer-friendly PDF version! SUBJECT AREA Science, English/Language Arts GRADE LEVEL 5-8 ESTIMATED TIME Three to four periods OB...
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