Curriculum: Complete English/Spanish Marine Biology Course for High School

Categories: Marine Life, Oceanography
Organization Name: 
Animo Leadership HS
Los Angeles, CA
Mark Friedman
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HS Marine Biology resources
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Marklewisfriedman [at] gmail [dot] com
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on-going updates. We welcome contributions. See multiple links. Includes NGSS and Ocean Literacy
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Marine Biology/Science/Oceanography and Evolution Resources

1. Castro & Huber “Marine Biology” textbook-linked materials and PowerPoints, labs, games, readings, student work, assessments; a 1 year course for advanced HS students (seniors) & college students.

2. 9-10th grade course. CA State approved; teaches all Biology standards with marine examples. Please visit the COSEE-West site.

3. Student produced bi-lingual (English/Spanish) videos on the 7 Ocean principles: All videos
< The Ocean Principles
< Introduction
< Life After Earth: Spanish text, English videos

On search keywords such as "Ocean Principle Introduction", "La Introdución de los Principíos del Oceano" or the actual You Tube account name: "Ocean Literacy Principles." Ocean Literacy.

4. A new international Marine Biology Spanish resources website FOR TEACHERS, Hosted by Pearson Publishers, can be accessed here.  This includes English and Spanish flipbook links and teacher materials. For Spanish: Guided Reading and Study Workbook, Section Summaries, and Chapter Tests.

5. Sylvia Earle speaks to 250 Inner-city youth at Animo High School Darwin Day, February, 2014 Short 10 min version: Full 25 min presentation, special interviews:

6. New materials in English for general HS biology courses. Some are embedded in marine Science courses. go to teacher resources section. For free access: Email Gerard J. Vargas

Contact Mark Friedman with questions, suggestions & materials to upload /improve these sites or for an electronic copy.