Physical Science

Salinity Activity:  Measure and record salinity and growth rate over time. Graph to find correlation.

Eelgrass density and water quality field studies lesson plan:  Eelgrass bed density, water quality measurements. Led by CEHL educators.

Mud pH and clam settlement field studies

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Teaching Physical Concepts in Oceanography (pdf)

by: Lee Karp-Boss, Emmanuel Boss, and James Loftin of the School of Marine Sciences, University of Maine, Orono, ME, USA;  Herman Weller and Jennifer Albright  of the College of Education and Human Development, University of Maine, Orono, ME, USA. The authors are affiliated with the Center for Ocean Sciences Education Excellence-Ocean Systems (COSEE-OS), Darling Marine Center, University of Maine, Walpole, ME, USA.

Buoyancy Lesson Plan, from California Academy of Sciences