Oceans

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Our Ocean Planet

Science / Geography | Ages 7-11

Our Ocean Planet is a comprehensive introductory unit on the oceans for primary school. It covers marine topics across both the UK and globally, developing ocean literacy. The twelve lessons are aligned to the Key Stage 2 science and geography programmes of study.

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Ocean Plastics

Cross-curricular | Ages 5-7

This free unit for primary school (ages 5-7, Key Stage 1) introduces students to the issue of plastic pollution, through a study of materials and their properties and explores what happens to our plastic rubbish.

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Ocean Plastics

Cross-curricular | Ages 7-11

This free unit for primary school (ages 7-11, Key Stage 2) introduces students to the issue of plastic pollution and inspires them to enact change in their communities.

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Ocean Plastics

Geography | Ages 11-14

A full free unit of work for the geography classroom to learn about ocean plastic pollution in the classroom for ages 11-14 (Key Stage 3, Grade 6-8). It includes case studies in the UK, Africa and Asia, data analysis work and fieldwork templates.

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Ocean Plastics

Design and Technology | Ages 11-14

Ocean Plastics Design and Technology is a Key Stage 3 (KS3) resource. Students innovate new products that apply the 6 Rs and design principles to protect oceans from plastic waste. Included are teacher resources that promote students to solve their own design problems with creative ideas.

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Ocean Plastics

Science | Ages 11-14

Ocean Plastics Science is a Key Stage 3 (KS3) resource combining both biology and chemistry. Students discover the journey plastic takes from manufacture, use, and disposal into the ocean. Included are teacher resources that allow students to emulate real research conducted by The University of Plymouth.

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Oceans for beginners

Cross-curricular | Ages 5-7

Oceans for beginners is a three-part unit of work designed to provide all the contextual information students need before commencing the Ocean Plastics 5-7 unit of work.

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Oceans for beginners

Cross-curricular | Ages 7-11

Oceans for beginners is a three-part unit of work designed to provide all the contextual information students need before commencing the Ocean Plastics 7-11 unit of work.

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Oceans for beginners

Cross-curricular | Ages 11-14

Oceans for beginners is a three-part unit of work designed to provide all the contextual information students need before commencing the science, geography or design and technology Ocean Plastics 11-14 units of work.

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Oceans for beginners

Cross-curricular | Ages 14-16

Oceans for beginners is a three-part unit of work designed to provide all the contextual information students need before commencing Ocean related units of work.

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Submarine STEM

Science | Ages 7-11

This unique scheme of work for Key Stage 2 combines science and design technology to discover the wonders of deep-sea exploration through a series of stimulating and immersive lessons.

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Submarine STEM

Science | Ages 11-14

Submarine STEM challenges students to consider aspects of submarine design. Each lesson contains a practical investigation examining the scientific principles involved in exploring the deep ocean.

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Frozen Oceans

Cross-curricular | Ages 7-11

Based on journeys undertaken by real explorers and scientists, the Frozen Oceans (Primary) education programme is designed to introduce students to what life is like in the High Arctic.

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Frozen Oceans

Geography | Ages 11-14

The Frozen Oceans Geography resources are designed to take 11-14 year-olds on a journey to the Arctic following the expedition team of the Catlin Arctic Survey.

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Frozen Oceans

Geography | Ages 14-16

This Frozen Oceans education resource includes two data case studies that introduce students to ocean acidification and sea ice thickness. The core of each case study are data sets from real expeditions.

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Frozen Oceans

Science | Ages 11-14

The Frozen Oceans Science resources introduce working scientifically concepts and skills to 11-14-year-olds through enquiry-based lessons which replicate work done by field scientists in the Arctic.

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Frozen Oceans

Science | Ages 14-16

This Frozen Oceans unit outlines the research carried out by the Catlin Arctic Surveys and can be used in teaching the carbon cycle, ocean acidification and its impact on the Arctic ecosystem.

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Coral Oceans

Science | Ages 7-11

These resources for ages 7-11 are based on the journeys undertaken by science teams taking part in the XL Catlin Seaview Survey expeditions. These resources present a complete scheme of work for the science classroom, covering core science and sustainability curriculum areas as well as enhancing students' creative and communications skills.

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Coral Oceans

Science | Ages 11-14

These resources for ages 11-14 are based on the journeys undertaken by science teams taking part in the XL Catlin Seaview Survey expeditions. Starting with the Great Barrier Reef in 2012, these expeditions seek to create a baseline survey of the world's reefs as well as more in-depth research on the deep reef lying between 30m and 100m.

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Coral Oceans

Science | Ages 14-16

This Coral Oceans GCSE Science unit of work challenges students to think about the impact they have on coral reefs as they study their importance, the consequences of threats and how to protect them. The cumulative approach to this unit means students will develop skills throughout to complete a decision-making exercise in the last lesson.

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Coral Oceans

Geography | Ages 14-16

This unique scheme of work for GCSE Geography uses research carried out by the XL Catlin Seaview Survey expedition team in Timor-Leste and focuses on the interrelationship between humans and coral reefs.

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Plankton, Plastics and Poo

Science | Ages 14-16

Plankton, Plastics and Poo for GCSE Science introduces students to the pioneering research on the impact of microplastics on the marine ecosystem. This resource brings cutting edge science to the classroom.

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