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Ancient Creature of the Deep
I developed two lesson plans around NOVA's "Ancient Creature of the Deep" program...

Chasing El Niño
Have students collect articles (from newspapers, magazines and the Internet) over a period of three to four days...

Deep Sea Invasion
I have developed a lesson on the same topic as NOVA's "Deep Sea Invasion" program...

Hunt for Alien Worlds
We have alien (to our students) worlds right here on our planet...

Perfect Pearl, The
I really liked the way that the relationship between science and the real world was demonstrated in NOVA's "The Perfect Pearl" program...

Sinking City of Venice
This is an eight-week unit I developed using the NOVA materials and others. Venice, Italy, has often been called the most beautiful city in the world. It may also be the most unusual...

Treasures of the Great Barrier Reef
In my marine science class, I show NOVA's "Treasures of the Great Barrier Reef" program. I use the program to reinforce my lecture on "Sex in the Sea" or to open or close the unit on Cnidarians...

Volcanoes of the Deep
NOVA's "Volcanoes of the Deep" program is an excellent example of life in conditions that we would not consider favorable...

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