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Try these fun activities in your classroom or at home! They are a great way to illustrate complex concepts.
Take your learning to the beach! Discover the critters that live in the different intertidal zone.
Visual aids and info sheets to supplement classroom and at-home learning.
A set of fully coloured animal and algae information cards, categorized by phyla. Cards include information on feeding types, phyla, zonation, and species facts! Please print double sided!
These visuals will supplement the ocean acidification experiment.
This guide has information on the common critters and algae we put into your Seaquarium.
A FAQ sheet for our native Olympia oysters.
A FAQ sheet for algae.
A series of teacher resources and lesson plans that connect Seaquaria learning to the classroom. Refer to the Curriculum Linkages for more information.
Students will use careful observations to understand the diversity of living organisms, produce an accurate scientific drawing based on the students’ own observations, and will produce a classification key for the animals they have observed.
This lesson provides students with a hands-on opportunity to interact with and feel a sense of responsibility for the well-being of animals in students’ local environment. It also connects to their general knowledge and builds deeper awareness of their local environment.
Students will observe and record the locations of animals and plants in the Seaquarium with the goal of determining what facts are, recording factual observations, and introducing the students to the animals in the Seaquarium.
This activity was done at Vic West Elementary School in Victoria, B.C. in 2002. It was a hugely successful project that allowed everyone to see how powerful it can be when students are learning about things that are directly relevant to them.
How does Seaquaria meet the B.C. curriculum big ideas, content, and competencies? Learn below!
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