- Activity 1: Red Fish Roundup
- Students wear blue cellophane goggles to simulate the light conditions during an underwater diving experience while searching for camouflaged fish.
- Activity 2: Temperature Currents
- Students experiment with water of different temperatures and densities to demonstrate current formation.
- Activity 3: Kelp Forest Seasons of the Sea
- Students work in groups to act out the seasonal changes and yearly variations that effect the life within a kelp forest.
- Activity 4: It Takes All Kinds
- Students observe adaptations in diverse fish and use this information to predict habitat and lifestyle.
- Activity 5: Fish Formation
- A student is changed into a fish as s(he) dons a fish costume to demonstrate the major adaptations of fishes to life in water as classmates suggest the possible adaptations.
- Activity 6: Sea Otter Jeopardy
- Students work together to teach each other about sea otters and then show what they’ve learned as they participate in a game show.
- Activity 7: Build a Kelp Forest
- Students research a kelp forest organism, make a presentation and build a 3-d model to add to their classroom kelp forest.
- Activity 8: Seaweed Smorgasbord
- Students taste and rate their preferences for a variety of foods containing seaweed from many cultures and discuss cultural, modern and traditional uses of these foods.
- Activity 9: Apples and Oceans
- Students slice an apple and draw a pie chart to represent the small amount of drinkable water on land, and the small portion of the ocean that is highly productive.
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