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Dauphin Island Sea Lab Field Trip

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Creator:

Phillip Cosper, NBCT Science

Kim Knight, NBCT Business/Marketing


School/Organization:

Childersburg Middle School, 

Talladega County Schools

Overview:

This podcast gives a brief overview of our field trip to the Dauphin Island Sea Lab.  This incredible weekend excursion provided 35 8th grade science club students a chance to explore a barrier island, view marine life hands-on, and study ecological and evironmental elements of the Gulf of Mexico.  The students participated in several activities such as trip to the local estuarium, a boat trip on the sea lab research vessel, a salt marsh trip, shark dissection, and a plankton study.  The students learned a tremendous amount about the Gulf of Mexico and Dauphin Island.  The trip was amazing and the students still talk about it today!


Length: 4:17

Content Areas: Science

Alabama Course of Study Alignments and/or Professional Development Standard Alignments:

[S1] (7) 1: Describe characteristics common to living things, including growth and development, reproduction, cellular organization, use of energy, exchange of gases, and response to the environment.
[S1] (7) 2: Identify functions of organelles found in eukaryotic cells, including the nucleus, cell membrane, cell wall, mitochondria, chloroplasts, and vacuoles.
[S1] (7) 4: Describe organisms in the six-kingdom classification system by their characteristics.
[S1] (7) 5: Identify major differences between plants and animals, including internal structures, external structures, methods of locomotion, methods of reproduction, and stages of development.
[S1] (7) 6: Describe evidence of species variation due to climate, changing landforms, interspecies interaction, and genetic mutation.
[S1] (7) 7: Describe biotic and abiotic factors in the environment.
[S1] (8) 1: Identify steps within the scientific process.
[S1] (8) 12: Classify waves as mechanical or electromagnetic.

 


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