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Unit 2 Resources

Unit 2: What is Life Like in the Ocean?


Ocean Sciences Sequence for Grades 3-5 Unit 2 curriculum cover


Students learn about the diversity of habitats and organisms in the ocean. Students also learn what an adaptation is and about adaptations that help ocean organisms survive in specific ocean habitats. They also learn about the interconnectedness of habitats by creating ocean food webs.

The following video resources support student learning.



Session 2.2: Comparing Habitats



Session 2.3: Using Evidence to Protect Habitats


Session 2.4: Observing Plankton


Session 2.7: Open Ocean Food Web


Session 2.8: Estuary Food Web


Session 2.9: Traveling Young

Watch the Tracking Fur Seals movie clip on NOAA's site.

young fur seal


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