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Ocean Exploration Time Lines

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Subject:Social Sciences,
Language Arts,
Ed. Technology
Grade:6-8, 9-12

Brief Description
Students use suggested online or library sources to create time lines of various ocean explorations.

Objectives

Students sequence events in chronological order. Students demonstrate research skills using the Internet and library sources.

Keywords

ocean, exploration, explorer, time line

Materials Needed

computers with Internet access or student-researched library materials about ocean exploration or explorers, paper, pens or pencils, PowerPoint software (optional)

Lesson Plan

Divide the class into small groups. Have students create time lines about aspects of ocean exploration using student-researched library sources or these suggested sites.

Variation: Have students create their time lines as PowerPoint presentations.

Assessment

Students present their time lines to the class. Evaluate students' presentations.

Lesson Plan Source

Education World

Submitted By

Lois Lewis

National Standards

Language Arts:
NL-ENG.K-12.1
NL-ENG.K-12.7
NL-ENG.K-12.8

Social Sciences:
NSS-WH.5-12.6

07/24/2000