The Deep Ocean

 The children are learning that the deep ocean is a very interesting place to find out about! We watched the video, Blue Planet: A Natural history of the Oceans

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The children are learning the term  Bio luminescence which is a light produced by an organism using a chemical reaction. We are learning many creatures in the deep sea can make their own light.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Bacteria, jellyfish, starfish, clams, worms, crustaceans, squid, fish, and sharks are some of the groups of marine animals that have bio luminescent members.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

We would like for the children to understand Bio luminescence  provides a survival advantage in the darkness of the deep sea.

After watching the video, some of us created pictures reflected what we saw…

“Black dragon Fish” By: Preston

“Jellyfish” By: Jonathan

Learning Goals Achieved:

  • Children are provided varied opportunities and materials that help them learn and use scientific terminology and vocabulary associated with the content areas.
  • Children are provided varied opportunities and materials that encourage them to think, question, and reason about observed and inferred phenomena
  • Children are provided varied opportunities and materials to collect data,represent, and document their findings (through drawing or graphing)
  • Technology is used to extend learning within the classroom and integrate and enrich the curriculum.
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