Salish Sea Science Program Ocean Principle 7 Jack

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Salish Sea Science Program Ocean Principle #7 - Jack Kelly, Astrid Hu, Shirin Pirniakan,

Salish Sea Science Program Ocean Principle #7 - Jack Kelly, Astrid Hu, Shirin Pirniakan, Michael Howe

Objective - To educate the future generations about their influence on the future fate

Objective - To educate the future generations about their influence on the future fate of the oceans, and what lies undiscovered.

Background Information The ocean is the largest unexplored place on earth Less than 5%

Background Information The ocean is the largest unexplored place on earth Less than 5% of the entire ocean have been unexplored The ocean is a major influence on the climate and weather Exploration, experimentation, and discovery are required for a better understanding of ocean systems ❖ The ocean supports a great diversity of life and ecosystems ❖ ❖ https: //education. ocean. org/oceanlitsec/assignments/folder/561

Finding Nemo, Dory, and more - - Age: K - 5 Time length: 30

Finding Nemo, Dory, and more - - Age: K - 5 Time length: 30 minutes Location : Beach Description: This scavenger hunt will further expand the knowledge of kids and inspire them to continue discovering the depths of the oceans and the marine life that inhabits it. Objectif: To find all the Salish Sea animals. Nemo and Dory will be hidden in the hardest places.

Materials - Print pictures of the Salish Sea animals such as the Southern Resident

Materials - Print pictures of the Salish Sea animals such as the Southern Resident Orca as well as Nemo and Dory

Steps 1) Hide the cards in various locations along the beach 2) Gather all

Steps 1) Hide the cards in various locations along the beach 2) Gather all the children and explain this activity to them (make it nice and simple) 3) When the activity is completed and they have found all the cards, ask them what they learned, and any questions they might have

Discussion Questions ● Which of these animals do you think is the most interesting?

Discussion Questions ● Which of these animals do you think is the most interesting? Why? ● What are some other interesting features of animals of the sea? ● What do you think would happen if you took away one of these creatures from the food chain?