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Explore western science and Ts’msyen ways of knowing and understanding the powerful dynamics (density) at play within coastal BC estuaries 

Grade Level:
High School, Middle School
Category:
Lesson Plan

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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
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
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
Hydrothermal Vent

In this data package you can learn about hydrothermal vents using videos and environmental data. 

Grade Level:
Undergraduate
Category:
Lab Exercise
Oxygen Concentration Graph

In this data package you can learn about hypoxia in Saanich Inlet using graphs, images, video and data interpretation questions.

Grade Level:
Undergraduate
Category:
Lab Exercise
Photo credit: NEPTUNE Canada

Introduces functions that are useful for data handling and analysis, using data from the Arctic Observatory.

Grade Level:
Undergraduate
Category:
Tutorial
Data from Folger Passage

This tutorial includes an R script for plotting data from the Folger Pinnacle and Folger Deep sites.

Grade Level:
Undergraduate
Category:
Tutorial
Japanese Tsunami Propagation time

In this data package you can learn about tsunamis using data and data interpretation techniques.

Grade Level:
Undergraduate
Category:
Lab Exercise
Seafloor pressure (Saanich Inlet)

This tutorial describes methods for using the software application R to manage the timestamps used by the

NEPTUNE and VENUS observatories.

Grade Level:
Undergraduate
Category:
Tutorial