Track 1: Ecosystems & Oil Pollution
This track develops an understanding of coastal ecosystems and builds upon this to explore the effects of disturbances on these environments, with a special emphasis on oil pollution. It has a a focus in the biological sciences, but includes a multidisciplinary, inquiry-based approach.
Sensory Exploration of Natural World
Ocean Literacy Principle: The ocean supports a great diversity of life and ecosystems.
- Micro Hike
- Meet a Tree
- Natural Object Memory
- Touch/Smell/Taste Test
- Download all four Track 1 lessons
Track 2: Oil Resources & Energy Cycles
This track focuses on petroleum and other energy resources, with a special emphasis on energy conservation and the safer and effective extraction, transportation, and distillation of oil. It has a focus in the physical sciences and engineering, but includes a multidisciplinary, inquiry-based approach.
Energy comes from the Sun
If you have questions about this curriculum, or if you would like a copy of any of these lessons in Word Document format please contact Betsi Oliver, outreach coordinator for the council.