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Oceanography

In this task, students use these properties of ocean waves to investigate the relationship between amplitude and energy, and how the energy of ocean waves can have both negative and positive impacts on human society, using examples such as coastal erosion and alternative energy generation.

This lesson introduces students to the characteristics of different ocean zones.

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This reading introduces students to the Atlantic Ocean.

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This resource introduces students to the concept of salinity and sea water.

This lesson introduces students to deep sea animals, their habitats and their characteristics.

This lesson introduces students to the eating relationships between plants and animals.  It describes food webs and illustrates examples of food chains in the marine context.

This chart describes the ocean's zones. An activity follows.

This reading describes the Pacific Ocean.

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This reading introduces students to the Southern Ocean, also known as the Antarctic Ocean. It describes its physical features and biodiversity.

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This reading describes the geography of the Indian Ocean.

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Seeking knowledge is obligatory upon every Muslim, male and female. -- Hadith
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