Institute of Marine Science WorkshopHere are a few of the projects underway at the FOR SEA Institute of Marine Science. We’d love your ideas about how to make these projects work best for your students. Your ideas for new projects are welcome, too.
Tidepool Life and Ecology CD-ROM Using color photographs by widely published nature photographer Nancy Sefton, tidepool relationships, adaptations, plants and animals are explored through a series of narrated slide shows. The hundreds of outstanding photographs may also be viewed individually using the powerful search engine provided. A great educational resource for teachers and students.
Deep Sea Explorations CD-ROM Oceanographer Veronique Robigou leads us on a deep sea adventure which accompanies award-winning lessons on deep sea vents and deep sea life from Ardi Kveven and FOR SEA.
Coral Reef Life and Ecology CD-ROM Coral reef relationships, adaptations, plants and animals are explored through outstanding color photographs by widely published undersea photographer Nancy Sefton. Narrated slide shows and individual photographs provide a powerful student and teacher resource for projects and reports.
Puget Sound Project CD-ROM Coming your way soon, CD-ROM versions of the Puget Sound Project, thematic studies of a living estuary which provide students with tools to take action. Applicable to many estuary ecosystems, these materials provide the science and social science necessary for students to begin to make informed choices about their environment.
Otters and Urchins – Using the Past to Understand Present CD-ROM Combining archeology, mathematics and ecology, this high school study unit focuses on the relationships between the prehistoric Aleut peoples, the sea otter, and the sea urchin. Skills include data collection, accurate measurement of samples, graphical presentation, interpretation, analysis and synthesis of data.
Evaluation Corner Looking for alternative evaluation techniques? Secondary students create an exhibit of a piling or a rocky beach with life size, anatomically accurate models, to be used in elementary schools. Check out this and other non-traditional evaluation rubrics for FOR SEA