Educator Resources

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A series of activities, highlighting the extreme ecosystem of the Enveavour Hydrothermal Vents off BC's coast and its designation as a Marine Protected Area (MPA). 

Grade Level:
Elementary, High School, Middle School
Category:
Classroom Activity

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Ocean Surface

Create an emergency response plan with 40 seconds warning. 

Grade Level:
Middle School
Category:
Classroom Activity

Explore the diversity of the Arctic Ocean through two engaging lessons that discuss the difference between species abundance and species richness. 

Grade Level:
Elementary, High School
Category:
Classroom Activity
Red Jelly

Discover the changes in species richness and abundance by examining several sites, ranging in depth, along the Ocean Networks Canada NEPTUNE observatory.

Grade Level:
Undergraduate
Category:
Lab Exercise
ROV

A 30 minute student building challenge. 

Grade Level:
Middle School
Category:
Classroom Activity

 This lesson explores how cameras are used by researchers to better understand the deep ocean.

Grade Level:
High School
Category:
Lesson Plan

In this lesson students explore how changes in salinity and temperature affect the density of water.

Grade Level:
High School
Category:
Lesson Plan
zooplankton acoustic profiler

In this data package you can examine how marine acoustics are used to study the vertical migration of zooplankton in Saanich Inlet using real data and how this data is interpreted.

Grade Level:
Undergraduate
Category:
Lab Exercise

A series of activities, highlighting the extreme ecosystem of the Enveavour Hydrothermal Vents off BC's coast and its designation as a Marine Protected Area (MPA). 

Grade Level:
Elementary, High School, Middle School
Category:
Classroom Activity

In this lesson, students explore marine algal cells using a compound microscope.

Grade Level:
High School
Category:
Lesson Plan
bacterial mats

In this data package you can learn about gas hydrates located off the coast of Vancouver Island in Barkley Canyon by watching video clips and answering questions.

Grade Level:
Undergraduate
Category:
Lab Exercise

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