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Growing Up on Ice Education Guide: Grades 6-8

Ages: 10-14 years old

  • Behavior
  • Species conservation
  • Climate change
  • Marine science careers

This free, comprehensive Educator Guide is designed for educators to integrate with their classroom learning and is connected with Next Generation Science Standards and Ocean Literacy Principles for learners in grades 6-8.

The Growing Up on Ice project is a collaborative study of Weddell seal development in some of the harshest environments on our planet. In addition to partnering on the research project in Antarctica, the Growing Up on Ice research team and award-winning educators from The Marine Mammal Center have come together to translate the experiences and data from this research into a hands-on learning journey for middle school classrooms.

species conservation
climate change
marine science careers
Middle school
10 years
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14 years
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