A GTM favorite, where students learn about buoyancy, density, surface area, as well as the importance of biodiversity within our ocean. Click here
to view and print guide sheets to plankton commonly found at the GTM Research Reserve.
Phyto, Phyto, Zoo
An introduction to Phytoplankton and Zooplankton for elementary aged students.
Discuss how animals adapt over time, and how some animals, like bats and dolphins, have more senses than others, like humans.
Middle school curriculum about microplastics in our ocean. The curriculum was developed and evaluated as project in Marine Resource Management at Oregon State University.
Sea Turtle Curriculum (5th Grade)
The curriculum consists of a book, One in a Thousand: Those Amazing Sea Turtles, with lesson plans to accompany each of the ten chapters. Teachers are free to download the book and either print it (85 pages) or make it available to students electronically (as a pdf file). This curriculum was designed in 2014-2016 by Drs. Maia McGuire and Ruth Francis-Floyd with assistance from Dr. Mark Flint and Jaylene Flint.