Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute

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2003 | Back to top

Walt Mooring Data Activity

2004 | Back to top

Primary Productivity

Seasonal effects

Building an Observatory

Human Effects on Nutrient Loading

2005 | Back to top

Michelle/Ashley What is happening in the Elkhorn Slough?
Lesson Plan
Julie, Susanna, Steven, Eric Comparing the Effects of Precipitation on Nitrate Levels in the Old Salinas River Channel
John, Esat, Crystal Nitrate Levels in Elkhorn Slough
Lesson Plan
Katie, Kevin, Lisa, Rhonda, Barbara, Adele Slough Cycles
Ron, Urlette LOBO and You

2006 | Back to top

Katie Bioluminescence in the Deep Ocean Lesson plan
Deep Sea Observation Station project
Stephany and Eileen What is Bioluminescence? Lesson plan
Monitoring the Deep Sea Lesson plan
Stephen and Katie How Deviant Are You? Glider Lesson plan
Kevin and Lisa Glider Salinity/Temperature Profiles Lesson plan
John and Megan Searching for Stripers Lesson plan
Esat Ups & Downs for Oceanography
Chris Discrete vs. Continuous Data activity
Sam Visualizing Data
Damian Using Remote Sensing to Explore Ocean Circulation
What Makes a Glider Go Up and Down?

2007 | Back to top

Stephany Hannon
Miriam Sutton
Is There a Tidal Influence on Nitrates?
(powerpoint, lesson plan, worksheet)
Devon Lee
Becky Kapley
Lisa Adams
Investigating Upwelling Events Using Real Time Data From The Monterey Bay
(powerpoint, lesson plan)
Christine Revelas
Biogeochemical Cycles in your Classroom
The Mighty Muckers Collaborative Data Collection
JoAnne Vanderhorst Dynamic Cycles Unit
Christine Planet Protection League
Linda Air/Ocean Temperature Lesson
Kevin & Julie Migrating Temperatures Lesson
Graphing Giovanni Data Lesson
Matt GRACE Presentation
John Sea Level Lesson
What is a Glacier?
What is Water?
Linda, Beth, Barb Arabian Sea Lesson
Esat Chesapeake Bay Hurricanes
Vicki & Angélica Eutrophication/Upwelling Lesson
Donna & Deb Global Warming Unit
Bill Ocean Acidification Lesson
Ocean Acidification Web Sites
Katie & Kim Ocean Acidification Lesson
Joanne Ocean Conveyor Lesson

2008 | Back to top

Some Like It Hot

Microbe Matinee

Marine Microbes and the Temple of Bloom

Vicki, Donna, Laura It's Not Easy Being Green

2009 | Back to top

Devon, John, Joanne, Katie Scientific Method: EITS (PowerPoint | Lesson Plan)
EITS Rubrics
VARS—How to
EITS Video
Barb, Colleen, Ashley The Biology and Chemistry Behind HABs (PowerPoint)
Nitrogen Concentration and Algal Blooms (Lesson Plan)
HAB Nitrate Lab
Algae Student Fact Sheet
Killer Blooms Teacher Guide
Killer Blooms Student Handout
HABs News Video
Christine, Kirsten, Janet The Case of the Bloody Red Salt
(PowerPoint | Lesson Plan | Rubric)
Bird Feather Data Sheet
Data Assessment Worksheet
Data Assessment Worksheet Key
Miriam, Lisa L. Sea Level Trends (PowerPoint | Lesson Plan)
Sea Level Data (Excel)
Data instructions (Fast Delivery)
Data Instructions (Research Quality)
Understanding Sea Level Change
Donna What are hydrothermal vents?
(PowerPoint | Lesson Plan)
Sue Do Sea Animals Cook at 194°?
(PowerPoint | Lesson Plan)
Student PowerPoint
Internet Activity Sheet
Vicki Salmon (PowerPoint | Lesson Plan)
Ron and Steve Can Technology Save the Pacific Salmon?
(PowerPoint | Lesson Plan)
Sample Data Sheet
New Marine Technology Worksheet
Where are the Fish?
(PowerPoint | Lesson Plan)
Linda, Beth, Joan Presentation Wiki

2010 | Back to top

Group Workshop Materials
Carmelina Livingston
Steve Seal
Anne McCarthy
Gliders and Ocean Observation
(PowerPoint | Lesson Plan)
Instructions for Glider Data Explorations
Assessment Rubric
Diving with Gliders Lesson Plan
Ocean Observing With Gliders
(PowerPoint | Lesson Plan)
Colleen Walsh
Misty Scevola
Miriam Sutton
Ashley Spencer
Drift Away With Me
(PowerPoint | Lesson Plan)
Teacher Resources
Student Worksheet
“Rubber Duckies Map The World” article
Rubber Duckies Student Worksheet
Stella Data (.csv | .xls)
Message in a Bottle Activity
John Cary Hypoxia and Upwelling
Tammy Springer
Barb Alameda
Oil Spill Disaster—Whose Problem is it?
(PowerPoint | Lesson Plan)
Student Worksheet
(Photo 1 | Photo 2)
Rodger Johnson An Introduction to Real Time Data
Kama Almasi
Terri Hanshumaker
Drifters and Ocean Currents
(PowerPoint | Lesson Plan)
Julie Ribar Moon River
(PowerPoint | Lesson Plan)
Salmon Run Survivor Activity
Rich Berensen Systems, Models and Simulations
Modeling (Drifters) Lesson Plan
Kara Allen
Jo Train
Jana Osterlund
Dana Spink
Christie Walker
Rivers to the Sea
(PowerPoint | Lesson Plan)
Observation Worksheet
VoiceThread Worksheet
Assessment Rubric
Watershed Pictures
Donna Reinhart
Barbara Waters
Beth Marass
Modeling the Oil Spill in the Gulf
Student Introduction to Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill
Modeling the Oil Spill
(Teacher Notes | Student Hand-out)
Gulf of Mexico Buoy—Student Handout
Oil Spill Plume—Student Handout #2
Vicki Fella-Pleier
Kathy Newman
Jennifer Sunderman
Oil-Munching Mini-Monsters Oil Spill Science Friday Podcast
Pat Whetstone Ocean’s Deadliest Catch—Duu-wat cha Si’˜s-xu
(PowerPoint | Lesson Plan)

2011 | Back to top

Group Workshop Materials
Donna Reinhart

Ocean Acidification
Ocean Acidification Lesson Plan
Buffering capacity
CO2 Dissolution
Introduction to pH
Solubility of CO2
Miriam Sutton Ocean Acidification
Earth's Future Oceans PowerPoint
Earth's Future Oceans Lesson Plan
Article Excerpts
Student Data Sheet
Teacher Key
Barbara Simon-Waters Ocean Acidification
Pop, pH, and CO2 Lesson Plan
pH, CO2 Graphs
Student Data Sheet
Beth Marass
Jenny Heckathorn
Ocean Acidification
Anthropogenic CO2 and our Oceans Lesson
Katie Lodes Ocean Acidification
Here Today, Gone in 2061 Lesson Plan
Here Today Rubric
Here Today Student Reflection Sheet
facebook Template
Deanna Wheeler
Sea Floor Mapping
Sea Floor Mapping Lesson Plan Part 1
Monterey Bay Fly Through (Google Earth)
Carmelina Livingston
Sea Floor Mapping
Background Information
Sea Floor Mapping Lesson Plan Part 2
Image Library
Ocean Floor Features Vocabulary
Ocean Floor Features Headings
Ocean Floor Features Images
Ocean Floor Features Teacher Guide
Teresa Hedges Sea Floor Mapping
NOAA Ocean Service Education: Seafloor Mapping
NOAA Sounding Box Activity
Sounding Box Color Chart
Sounding Box Depth Chart
Katrina Alegado
Sea Floor Mapping
Ocean Depths Lesson Plan
Bathymetry Final Evaluation
Marita Kleissler Sea Floor Mapping
Underwater Map Dance
Beth Trowbridge
Sheryl Sotelo
Watershed Awareness
Watershed Awareness PowerPoint
Watershed Awareness Lesson Plan
Spring Bloom PowerPoint
Ocean Hydrology Investigation Data Sheet
Anne McCarthy
Kama Almasi
Danielle Dickson
Fish Ecology
Swimming the Gauntlet Lesson Plan
Fish Image Worksheets
Student Reflection
Calculator Instructions
Pacific Cod Information Sheet
Walleye Pollock Information Sheet
Sablefish Life History
Pacific Ocean Perch Information Sheet
Tree Diagram
Pam Garcia
Lisa Golisek
Bonita Nelson
Fish Ecology
Today's Fish is Your Tomorrow PowerPoint
Today's Fish is Your Tomorrow Lesson Plan

Science Notebook Rubric
Fish Hat Template
Fishing Technology Worksheet

2012 | Back to top

Group Topic/Workshop Materials
Ashley Norton
Katie Lodes
Oh How, Oh How Does Your Gag Grouper Grow?
Lesson Plan (Middle/High School | Elementary School)
Gag Grouper Life Cycle Prezi
Temperature Data and Gag Grouper Larva (PowerPoint)
Student Assessment
Gag Grouper Survival Game
Rhana Paris
Sara Hallas
Beth Marass
Catching the Wandering Eel
Lesson Plan | PowerPoint
Fishery Biologist
Financial Manager
Water Quality Scientist
Land Trustee Study Guide
Word Search [Solution]
Carmelina Livingston
Anne McCarthy
Tools of the Trade
Lesson Plan
Picture Cards
Media Cards
Data Output Cards
Function Cards
News Video
Katrina Alegado
Atlantic Ocean vs. Pacific Ocean: What Do You Know?
Lesson Plan
Student Instructions
Student Webquest Instructions
Excel Instructions
Excel Example
Venn Diagram Template
Final Evaluation
Jenny Lee Art and Ocean Literacy
Lesson Plan | PowerPoint
Erin Bode Tracking Your Trash [Lesson Plan]
Miriam Sutton Sitting on the Dock of the Bay, Watching BOB Float Away
Lesson Plan
Ana Salazar
Donna Reinhart
David Grant
Hurricanes and Hatchlings Don’t Mix
Lesson Plan
Hurricane Worksheet
Standards & Benchmarks
Ocean Literacy
Mary Rosa
Rachel Crawford
Michelle Darguzas
Go With the Flow
Lesson Plan | PowerPoint
Background Resources
Student Data Sheet
Fluid Motion (PowerPoint)
Elizabeth Eubanks Surf, Swim or Stay Home: Using Real-Time Data to Predict and Compare
Lesson Plan | PowerPoint
Student Data Sheet
Angela Taylor Mystery of the Disappearing Sand
Lesson Plan
Sand Mystery Letter (Word | PDF)
Questions for Students
Robert Roth Get Your Feet Wet! Intro to Water Quality [Lesson | Materials]

2013 | Back to top

Group Topic/Workshop Materials
Beth Marass
Beverly Owens
Digging up the Dirt on Microbes
Katie Lodes
Robyn Ehrlich
Mark Friedman
Microbes are a BLAST
Caitlyn Ullock
Jennifer Seki
Living Life to the Extreme
Donna Reinhart
Katrina Alegado
Alia Thompson
Bradley Mason

What's in the Water?

Steve Seal
Carmelina Livingston
Elizabeth Eubanks
Lindsay Knippenberg
Nettie McMiller
Anne McCarthy
Getting STOQ'd about HOTS Graphs
Jenna Gasparino
Martha Chacon
Science and Literacy

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Last updated: Jul. 31, 2014