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     Internet Field Trips
Creatures of the Sea  K-23-5, 6-8
Find online resources to use in teaching about ocean life.

Exploring Oceans on the Web  K-23-5, 6-8
Go to the depths of the ocean's floor with these great online sites.

The Mighty Volcano  K-23-5, 6-8
Go a virtual field trip deep below the earth's surface where volcanoes form.

     Lesson Plans
Magic School Bus: Gets Swamped: Wetlands  K-2
Learn how wetlands help clean polluted water with these activities.

Magic School Bus: Goes to Mussel Beach: Tidal Zones  K-23-5
Simulate a tide and populate an intertidal zone in this sea-worthy activity.

Magic School Bus: Goes Upstream: Migration  K-2
Follow your nose to learn about how salmon migrate home.

Magic School Bus: Ups and Downs: Floating and Sinking  K-2
Experiment and change the shape of clay balls to study how different objects float and sink.

Oceans: Online Theme Unit  3-5, 6-8
Use the Web to find information about oceans and marine life.

Racing Downstream  K-2
In this game, learn about dangers fish face as they swim down the river.

Unit Plan: Discovering the Deep  3-5
Discover the answers to big questions about the ocean and its ecosystems through an active, hands-on approach.

What Lives in the Water?  K-2
Find out about fish, whales, and other creatures that live in oceans, rivers, and ponds.

     Online Activities Teacher Guides
Scholastic Explorers: Ocean Life: Teacher's Guide 
Lesson planning suggestions on using the "Ocean Life" online activity in the classroom.

SciMan Says Super Science Game Teacher's Guide 
The teacher's guide to the online activity that has students uncover the mystery science subject.

     Reproducibles
At the Aquarium  Early ChildhoodK-2
Introduce kids to the aquarium and encourage them to draw and color fish.

Mile High Ice  3-5
Explore Antarctica's ice sheet with this activity. (PDF) Source: Interactive Geography: Polar Regions

Ocean Life  Early ChildhoodK-2
Find the things that don't belong in the ocean.