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Activity

Marine Food Webs

Students investigate marine food webs and trophic levels, research one marine organism, and fit their organisms tog...

Activity

Protecting the Mariana Trench

Students read about the establishment of the Mariana Trench Marine National Monument and discuss why it is imp...


Activity

An Imbalance in our Ocean

Students watch videos to examine ways that human actions can throw a marine ecosystem out of balance and lead to sp...


Article

Ecosistemas Marinos

Ilustraciones de ecosistemas marinos.


Lesson

Human Impacts on Marine Species

Students learn about three examples of human impacts on marine life: migration patterns and shipping, algal blooms ...

Lesson

Human Impacts on the World Ocean

Students are introduced to the idea that humans have enormous impacts on marine ecosystems and resources, and explo...



Idea

School-Based Environmental Service Learning

Find ways to engage students in environmental service learning projects in the classroom or on school grounds. ...

Photo

Christmas Island

Photo: Aerial view of low-lying islands and shallow coral reefs.


Activity

Human Impacts on Marine Ecosystems

Students use a variety of media to discuss and analyze human-related pressures placed upon marine ecosystems and re...


Activity

Introduction to Keystone Species

Students are introduced to ecosystems, food webs, and keystone species. They draw a simple food web and predict the...


Activity

Marine Ecology Video Scavenger Hunt

Students geolocate marine ecosystems. They watch videos, make observations about species, populations, and communit...

Activity

Marine Protected Areas

Students explore Marine Protected Areas on an interactive map, compare and contrast marine and terrestrial protecte...



Activity

Combined Impacts

Students make predictions about marine ecosystems based on combined impacts of anthropogenic and natural disturbanc...

Article

Eat an Alien Invader

Defend your coastline from invasive species with Mission:Explore Food—Sustainable Seafood...


Event

Coral Champion

Marine ecologist and photographer CLARE FIESELER uses photography, imaging, and 3-D technology to study climate cha...

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Ocean Explorers

Join deep-sea submersible pilot Erika Bergman and world-renowned oceanographer and National Geographic Explorer-in-...

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Event

Engineering for the Wild

Engineering activist Shah Selbe has invented surveillance drones and sensors that are saving the environment—on lan...

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Lesson

Marine Ecosystems and Biodiversity

Students explore major marine ecosystems by locating them on maps. Students use marine examples to learn about ener...



Lesson

Symbiotic Relationships in Marine Ecosystems

Students analyze videos to make observations about species, populations, and communities of organisms and discuss t...

Photo

Mataiva Atoll

Photo: Satellite image of a ring-shaped island with a bright blue central lagoon.


Photo

Imaginary Food Web Example 2

Photo: Imaginary Food Web Example 2


Document

National Geographic Magazine: Layers of Life

An illustration supplement from the September 2010 issue of National Geographic magazine depicting coastal and mari...


Article

One Species at a Time: Sea Butterfly

An Encyclopedia of Life podcasts on pteropod "sea butterflies."