To activate prior knowledge, make personal connections, reflect on key concepts, encourage critical thinking, and assess student knowledge on the topic prior to reading using a Quickwrite.
To stress understanding of a concept by summarizing the main idea and applying that understanding to create visual aids and generate questions and comments using a Concept Matrix.
Describes the current state of the Southern Sea Otter and efforts to explain declining population levels. The answer to the problem lies in the interplay of multiple factors giving students a real world conservation problem.
Covers marine snow and energy flow throughout the oceans and how global wide changes affect the cycling of materials through the ocean.
This study guide takes a brief look at the general characteristics of protists and three types of protists: protozoa, algae, and mold.