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May 14, 2020
Lesson 24: Extraordinary Fish

Extraordinary Fish! Key Points: Adaptations Fastest Fish Largest Bony Fish Largest Fish Longest Bony Fish Smallest Bony Fish Why are fish poisonous? Most Poisonous Why are some fish colorful? What is camouflage? Brightest Colored Fish* Best at Camouflage* Best Parenting* Deepest Living Fish Worksheets: Speedy Species! Speedy Species Speedy Species answers Name that Adaptation Name […]

May 12, 2020
Lesson 23: Rays

Topic: Rays Key Points: What is a fish Classes of fish Sharks vs Rays Body Characteristics Defense Species Examples Worksheets: Worksheet 1: Fish Compare Worksheet 1- fish compare Worksheet1- fish compareANSWERS Worksheet 2: Ray Species Worksheet 2- Ray Species Worksheet 2- Ray SpeciesANSWERS Videos: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Nbuu1Fa-c1k https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iAQxshvmzhs https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A_k2EuZcf5Y https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0k_Ky_H8Ods References: https://poseidonsweb.com/osteichthyes-vs-chondrichthyes/ https://www.majordifferences.com/2018/02/difference-between-shark-and-rays-shark.html#.Xrqx7d9KjBI https://www.sharksider.com/understanding-cartilaginous-fish-difference-sharks-rays/ https://www.nationalgeographic.com/animals/fish/group/stingrays/

May 10, 2020
Lesson 22: Invasive species

Topic: Invasive Species Key Points: Invasive vs non-native vs Native What makes a species invasive? Pathways Popular invasive species What is being done to fight invasive species How can you help Worksheets: Worksheet 1: Pathways Worksheet 1- pathways Worksheet 1- pathways ANSWERS Worksheet 2- Common Invasive Species Worksheet 2- Common invasive species Worksheet 2- Common […]

May 7, 2020
Lesson 21: Marine Science Careers

Marine Science Careers Key Points: What is Marine Science? Who can you work for? Government, Non profit, Business, University, Individual Job fields: Research -Lab -In the field Policy -Environmental Law -Influencing policy decisions with scientific evidence -Marine protected areas and fishing regulations Education and Outreach -Schools -Spreading awareness to communities -Ecotourism Restoration -Coral and ecosystem restoration Rescue, […]

May 5, 2020
Lesson 20: Rescue, Rehabilitation, and Release

Topic: Marine Animal Rescue, Rehabilitation, and Release Key Points: The Three R’s What animals do we rehabilitate? Morphology of the animals Common Symptoms Diagnosis Treatments Releasing Worksheets: Worksheet 1- Morphology Worksheet 1- Morphology ANSWERSWorksheet 1- Morphology Worksheet 2- Diagnosis Worksheet 2- Diagnosis Worksheet 2- Diagnosis ANSWERS (1) Woksheet 3- PSA Worksheet 3- PSA Videos: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BkgTSdFQdfo […]

May 3, 2020
Lesson 19: Marine Protected Areas

Lesson topic: Marine Protected Areas Key Points: What is a Marine Protected Area? Other environmental protection terms Who is in charge? Why do we have MPAs The history behind MPAs Summary of the Florida Keys MPAs Other significant MPAs Worksheets: Worksheet 1- Protected Area Terms Worksheet 1- Protected Area Terms Worksheet 1- Protected Area Terms […]

April 30, 2020
Lesson 18: Climate Change

Climate Change Key Points: What is it? Climate vs Weather Glaciers Sea Level Rise Big Storms Heat waves and drought Greenhouse gases The Greenhouse effect Oceans regulate temperature Ocean Acidification What can we do? Carbon Footprint Worksheets and Activities: Worksheet 1: Ocean Acidification (supplies needed so check this out before 5/1/2020) Ocean Acidification activity Ocean […]

April 28, 2020
Lesson 17: Plastics

Lesson Topics: Plastic Key Points: Marine Debris What is plastic How it’s made Plastic life span’ Plastic Problems Plastic Pollution Microplastics Biomagnification Gyres Solutions Activity: Worksheet 1: Plastic Use Worksheet 1- Plastic use worksheet Worksheet 2: DIY Reusable Shopping Bag Worksheet 2-DIY Reusable Shopping Bag Worksheet 3: Biomagnification Activity Worksheet 3-Coral-Reef-Biomagnification-activity (1) Follow up movie: […]

April 26, 2020
Lesson 16: Coral Disease

Lesson Topics: Coral Disease Key Points: Pathogen What is Coral Disease Aspergillosis White Pox Black Band White Band White Plague Yellow Band Stony Coral Tissue Loss Disease Activity: Worksheet 1: Pathogens Worksheet 1- Pathogen Worksheet 1- PathogenANSWERS Worksheet 2: Coral Diseases Study Guide Worksheet 2- Coral Diseases Study Guide Worksheet 3: Color the Disease Worksheet […]

April 23, 2020
Lesson 15: Mysteries of the Deep Sea

Mysteries of the Deep Sea Key Points: Ocean Zones Twilight Zone Midnight Zones Abyssal Zone Hadal Zone Animal Adaptations Coloring Teeth Diet Bioluminescence Scales Eyes Who lives in the deep? Marianas Trench Challenger Deep Victor Vescovo and James Cameron Worksheets: Worksheet 1 & Activity 1: (adding on from previous worksheet) You already have worksheet 1 […]