Lesson Plans

The following are lesson plans aimed at junior to senior high school students. 

Exploring the deep sea 

Lesson 1: Invertebrate adaptations for the deep sea

In this lesson, students learn about diversity and adaptations of deep-sea invertebrates. Students first research several invertebrates of their choice using online videos, websites, and other materials. Then, students are challenged to recognize adaptations in animals that may be unfamiliar, using actual deep-sea research videos from Newfoundland and British Columbia.

Materials to download:
Lesson (background, vocabulary, worksheets)  [pdf]
Teacher's guide (answer key) [pdf]


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