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Video Recordings of Lectures from the Ocean Acidification workshop: July 2012
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This YouTube playlist contains the video recordings of the lectures presented by ...

This YouTube playlist contains the video recordings of the lectures presented by scientists at the Ocean Acidification workshop on July 11th, 2012. Playlist also contains a variety of other related videos that can be used as teaching tools and/or resources.

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Chemistry
Oceanography
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Lecture
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a variety of scientists from Bay Area universities
Our Changing Oceans and Estuaries
Author:
Dr. Timoko Komada
Dr. William Cochlin
Video Recordings of Lectures from the Climate Change Guaranteed Workshop, Nov. 3rd
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This YouTube playlist contains the video recordings of the lectures given by scientists at the Climate Change Guaranteed workshop on Nov. 3rd, 2012.

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Lecture
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Individual Authors
Our Changing Oceans and Estuaries
Author:
Brian Cheng
Dr. Anne Todgham
Dr. Lisa Schile
Erin Blackwood
Video Recordings of Lectures from the Climate Change in California Workshop, May 5th
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This YouTube playlist contains the video recordings of the lectures presented by scientists at the Climate Change in California Workshop on May 5th, 2012.

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Lecture
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Individual Authors
Our Changing Oceans and Estuaries
Author:
Dr. Andrew Oliphant
Dr. John Largier
Dr. Wim Kimmerer
The Acid Ocean Video
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A production of Microdocs, a collection of short-attention span science videos, this ...

A production of Microdocs, a collection of short-attention span science videos, this is a good introduction to ocean acidification. It uses coral in vinegar as a demo of principal (listen how he emphasizes "in principle" about this concept).

Website has additional information and references.

Subject:
Ecology
Material Type:
Lecture
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Our Changing Oceans and Estuaries
Stanford University, Microdocs Project
Acid Test Video: The Global Challenge of Ocean Acidification
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This groundbreaking NRDC documentary explores the startling phenomenon of ocean acidification, which ...

This groundbreaking NRDC documentary explores the startling phenomenon of ocean acidification, which may challenge marine life on a scale not seen for tens of millions of years. The film, featuring Sigourney Weaver, originally aired on Discovery Planet Green. A related curriculum kit is available at: http://www.nrdc.org/oceans/acidification/files/labkit.pdf

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Environmental Science
Ecology
Forestry and Agriculture
Astronomy
Chemistry
Oceanography
Physics
Economics
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Diagram/Illustration
Lecture
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National Resources Defense Council
Our Changing Oceans and Estuaries
University Corporation for Atmospheric Research
Author:
Natural Resources Defense Council - written by Daniel Hinerfeld
Audio Slideshow: The World is No Long our Oyster
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Oyster-Acidifying oceans dramatically stunt the growth of already threatened shellfish. This audio ...

Oyster-Acidifying oceans dramatically stunt the growth of already threatened shellfish. This audio slideshow and video features scientists from Bodega Marine Lab and research on shellfish in Tomales Bay, CA.

Subject:
Environmental Science
Chemistry
Oceanography
Material Type:
Reading
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National Science Foundation
Our Changing Oceans and Estuaries
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National Science Foundation
California King Tides Initiative
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The California King Tides Initiative encourages members of the public (including students) ...

The California King Tides Initiative encourages members of the public (including students) to document the highest seasonal tides (or king tides) that occur along the state’s coast. These photographs help us visualize the impact of rising waters on the California coast. Our shores are constantly being altered by human and natural processes and projections indicate that sea level rise will exacerbate these changes. The images offer a living record of the changes to our coasts and shorelines and a glimpse of what our daily tides may look like in the future as a result of sea level rise.

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Activity/Lab
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Individual Authors
Our Changing Oceans and Estuaries
Author:
California King Tides Initiative
Carbon Cycle Role-Play
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Students will learn that there is a finite amount of carbon on ...

Students will learn that there is a finite amount of carbon on earth, which moves around in the environment, from one place to another. Activity is scaleable from elementary to high school with options to introduce advanced content. Wrap up includes role playing the carbon cycle with the addition of human influences (e.g. burning of fossil fuels). Activity can be done in classroom or outside, includes working in a group and role playing. Grades 3-12. This resources is part of the Our Changing Ocean and Estuaries Series

Subject:
Biology
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
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California Academy of Sciences
Our Changing Oceans and Estuaries
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California Academy of Sciences
Changing Planet: Rising Ocean Temperatures - Rising Sea Levels
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Students investigate how thermal expansion of water affects sea level. Students will ...

Students investigate how thermal expansion of water affects sea level. Students will be able to differentiate between the effects of thermal expansion and melting land-based snow and ice fields as they relate to sea level rise. Activity can be a teacher led demonstration or student laboratory.

Subject:
Environmental Science
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
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Our Changing Oceans and Estuaries
Windows to the Universe (National Earth Science Teachers Association website)
Author:
Jennifer Bergman
Missy Holzer
Roberta Johnson
Data in the Classroom - Ocean Acidification
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Investigate ocean acidification through five activities at different levels to learn about ...

Investigate ocean acidification through five activities at different levels to learn about ocean acidification using real data. Curriculum Guide available on website.The NOAA Ocean Data Education (NODE) Project is developing curriculum for grades 6-8 designed to help teachers and students use real scientific data to explore dynamic Earth processes and understand the impact of environmental events on a regional or global scale.

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Computer Science
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Activity/Lab
Interactive
Lesson Plan
Teaching/Learning Strategy
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Our Changing Oceans and Estuaries
The NOAA Ocean Data Education (NODE) Project
Author:
the NOAA Ocean Data Education (NODE) Project by Caroline Joyce
Todd Viola and Andrew Amster in collaboration with the NOAA Coral Reef Conservation Program and the National Oceanographic Data Center.
How Will Climate Change Affect the Ecosystem of the San Francisco Estuary? Lecture by Dr. Wim Kimmerer, SFSU
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This lecture by Dr. Wim Kimmerer, research professor at the Romberg Tiburon ...

This lecture by Dr. Wim Kimmerer, research professor at the Romberg Tiburon Center, San Francisco State University, presents data and evidence for climate related change in the San Francisco Estuary. Lecture was developed for teachers and educators participating in Our Changing Ocean and Estuaries Series.

Subject:
Environmental Science
Material Type:
Lecture Notes
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Our Changing Oceans and Estuaries
Romberg Tiburon Center, San Francisco State Univeristy
Author:
Dr. Wim Kimmerer
International Carbon Footprint Challenge
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Good way to get your high school students involved with climate change ...

Good way to get your high school students involved with climate change solutions and communicate with peers locally and internationally about the topic. Measure your carbon footprint using an online calculator, compare students’ footprints worldwide and/or communicate with schools internationally about solutions.

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Interactive
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Our Changing Oceans and Estuaries
Stanford University
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Inquiry to Insight Project: Géraldine Fauville
Pam Miller and others.
Lecture PPT by Dr. Andrew Oliphant: Climate Change Science Today
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This lecture by Dr. Andrew Oliphant, climate scientist and professor at San ...

This lecture by Dr. Andrew Oliphant, climate scientist and professor at San Francisco State University, presents evidence for the changing climate, causes for the change, and the implications for California. Lecture was developed for teachers and educators participating in Our Changing Ocean and Estuaries Series.

Subject:
Environmental Science
Material Type:
Lecture Notes
Provider:
Our Changing Oceans and Estuaries
Romberg Tiburon Center, San Francisco State University
Author:
Dr. Andrew Oliphant
Lecture PPTs by climate scientists
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This resource is for teachers and educators who attended the workshop series ...

This resource is for teachers and educators who attended the workshop series "Our Changing Ocean and Estuaries". The Romberg Tiburon Center website has the downloadable lectures from almost all speakers at each of the 3 workshops in the series.

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Diagram/Illustration
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Individual Authors
Our Changing Oceans and Estuaries
Author:
Brian Cheng
Dr. Andrew Oliphant
Dr. Anne Todgham
Dr. John Largier
Dr. Lisa Schile
Dr. Tomoko Komada
Dr. Wim Kimmerer
Ocean Acidification: Science Kits from C-MORE
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This two-lesson kit familiarizes students with the causes and consequences of ocean ...

This two-lesson kit familiarizes students with the causes and consequences of ocean acidification: the process by which our ocean is becoming increasingly acidic. Briefly, ocean acidification is caused by increasing atmospheric concentrations of CO2, some of which dissolves in the ocean and forms an acid. An acidic ocean poses threats to marine ecosystems, such as coral reefs. Ocean acidification is one of the most serious environmental issues facing the planet and is predicted to have devastating impacts within the next century. Lesson 1 includes a simple hands-on experiment, a short PowerPoint, and optional readings with worksheets. In Lesson 2, students conduct a more in-depth experiment with electronic probes to simulate the process of ocean acidification. A pre- and post- survey is included. Each lesson will require approximately an hour.

Subject:
Chemistry
Oceanography
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Assessment
Interactive
Lesson Plan
Reading
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Center for Microbial Oceanography: Research and Education
Our Changing Oceans and Estuaries
Author:
Center for Microbial Oceanography: Research and Education
Ocean Babies on Acid
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What happens to the delicate larvae of ocean creatures when they are ...

What happens to the delicate larvae of ocean creatures when they are exposed to increasing acid levels in the ocean? Stanford University and Bodega Marine Lab scientists conduct an experiment on how acidity levels expected in the next century affect the 28,000 genes of tiny, young sea urchin larvae.

Subject:
Environmental Science
Chemistry
Oceanography
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
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Our Changing Oceans and Estuaries
Stanford University, Microdocs Project
Author:
Hopkins Marine Station
Stanford University and GGFilms
Ocean Health Index
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The Ocean Health Index is a new, comprehensive measure of the ocean’s ...

The Ocean Health Index is a new, comprehensive measure of the ocean’s overall condition – one that treats people and nature as integrated parts of a healthy system. The ocean touches nearly every aspect of our lives – making it essential to the economic, social, and ecological well-being of everyone, everywhere. Evaluated globally and by country, the Ocean Health Index presents 10 public goals that represent the wide range of benefits that a healthy ocean provides to people. Each country’s overall score is the average of its 10 goal scores. Overall scores and individual goal scores are directly comparable between all countries. All scores range from 0 to 100.

Subject:
Environmental Science
Ecology
Oceanography
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Provider:
Conservation International Foundation
Our Changing Oceans and Estuaries
Overwhelming Evidence: Science Consensus and the Climate Change Debate
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The evidence for rapid climate change is compelling. In this activity, students ...

The evidence for rapid climate change is compelling. In this activity, students will describe the evidence presented for the observed changes in both physical and biological systems. Activity is comprised of a PowerPoint presentation made up of data slides related to evidence for climate change, both local and global, and student worksheets. Notes for teachers are embedded in the PPT presentation. Grades 8-12.

Subject:
Environmental Science
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Provider:
Our Changing Oceans and Estuaries
Stanford University
Author:
Jennifer Saltzman
Series of Hands-on Ocean Acidification Labs for Classroom: developed by the Ocean Carbon and Biogeochemistry Program
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The OCB has developed a series of hands-on experiences to support the ...

The OCB has developed a series of hands-on experiences to support the teaching of ocean acidification and meet national science education standards. Activities are as low-cost and adaptable as possible. Most of the materials required here can be found at grocery stores and pet stores. The labs comes with worksheets and post-lab questions, some of which were done at the July OA Workshop.

Subject:
Chemistry
Oceanography
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Assessment
Lesson Plan
Simulation
Provider:
Ocean Carbon and Biogeochemistry Program
Our Changing Oceans and Estuaries
Author:
Ocean Carbon and Biogeochemistry Program
The Ocean Acidification Subcommittee
Understanding Ocean Acidification: Hands-on Demos and Activities
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This website presents hands-on demonstrations and experiments done at the Ocean Acidification ...

This website presents hands-on demonstrations and experiments done at the Ocean Acidification workshop, July 2012. The site also includes presentations by scientists and educators, useful links, and an ocean pledge that explains on a personal level what you can do to reduce CO2 emissions.

The hands-on activities will help demonstrate and explore the effects of increasing carbon dioxide on the acidity of the ocean and learn about impacts an acidic ocean has on marine organisms, the ocean food web, and humans. You will also investigate the causes for increased ocean acidity and learn about ways to minimize your impact.

Subject:
Environmental Science
Oceanography
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Provider:
NOAA Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary
Our Changing Oceans and Estuaries
Author:
NOAA Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary