Resource Type
Lesson
Region
Arctic
Completion Time
Less than 1 period
Grade
All Aged
Permission
n/a
Author(s)
Jillian Worssam
Emily Davenport
Materials
Computer
Projector to present the PowerPoint to the class
Topic
General Life Science
Life Science
Oceanography
Polar Science
Polar Careers
General Polar Science
General Polar Careers
Climate Change

Overview

The following PowerPoint presentation is part of an anticipatory set used to excite and introduce students to the many wonders of the Bering Sea. The PowerPoint is to be presented at the beginning of a unit about the Bering Sea.

Objectives

At the start of a unit on the Bering Sea this PowerPoint video presentation will engage learners on just a few of the topics they might learn about this fascinating ecosystem. At the completion of this PowerPoint students should have a beginner foundation for their learning about the Bering Sea.

Lesson Preparation

A computer and video projector are required to present the PowerPoint.

Procedure

Time to present the lesson is all the educator needs, it should take less than one period.

Extension

Please use this as a start to teaching about the Bering Sea.

Resources

  • http://www.beringclimate.noaa.gov/
  • http://www.nationalgeographic.com/wildworld/beringsea/
  • http://www.pmel.noaa.gov/np/pages/seas/bseamap.html
  • http://bsierp.nprb.org/
  • http://www.arcus.org/

Assessment

There is no assessment with this introductory lesson.

Credits

Jillian Worssam, jworssam [at] fusd1.org Emily Davenport, davene [at] uga.edu

Standards
K-4
5-8
9-12
Content Standard A: Science as Inquiry:
Content Standard C: Life Science:
Content Standard G: History and Nature of Science:
a. Abilities
b. Understandings
c. Organisms and environments
a. Science as a human endeavor
Content Standard C: Life Science:
Content Standard G: History and Nature of Science:
a. Abilities necessary to do scientific inquiry
b. Understandings about scientific inquiry
d. Populations and ecosystems
e. Diversity and adaptations of organisms
a. Science as a human endeavor
Content Standard A: Science As Inquiry:
Content Standard C: Life Science:
Content Standard F: Science In Personal and Social Perspectives:
Content Standard G: History and Nature of Science:
a. Abilities necessary to do scientific inquiry
b. Understandings about scientific inquiry
e. Matter, energy, and organization in living systems
c. Natural resources
d. Environmental quality
a. Science as a human endeavor