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Jean-Michel Cousteau: Ocean Adventures

Using Ocean Adventures in the Classroom
A Word from Jean-Michel Cousteau
Educator Guide to Voyage to Kure
Educator Guide to Sharks at Risk
Educator Guide to The Gray Whale Obstacle Course
Educator Guide to America's Underwater Treasures
Educator Guide to Return to the Amazon
Educator Guide to Sea Ghosts (Belugas)
Educator Guide to Call of the Killer Whale
The Watershed Quest
Tips for Using Science Multimedia
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Voyage to Kure: More Fun Adventures

Go Outside and …

  • Investigate native and invasive species in your area.
    • Research which species are native to where you live.
    • Do a species survey, using a field guide to identify native and invasive species and compare percentages of each.
    • Look into how the exotic (non-native) species may have come to your area and try to determine if they are harmful to the native ecosystem.

Read …

  • Just a Dream, by Chris Van Allsburg, or The Lorax, by Dr.Seuss, two great children's books that are fun for all ages.
    • Halfway through each story, stop and guess what is going to happen.
    • Write a sequel to the story -- what takes place next?

Visit …

  • A local landfill or recycling center and take a tour.
    • Find out what path your waste takes after it leaves your house. (Waste that is properly disposed of has a much smaller chance of ending up as marine debris.)
    • Learn more about how different materials -- plastics, glass, aluminum, paper -- are recycled.
    • Do a recycling inventory of your household garbage: Calculate the percentage of the trash in your house that is recyclable.

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Join a …
  • Watershed or coastal cleanup effort.
  • Invasive species removal project.
  • Native species planting endeavor.