These engaging activities can be used to introduce World Ocean Day into lessons.

They include:

  • a design and build exercise to create a 'grabber' to collect samples from the sea floor, whilst learning about the importance of collecting organisms from the sea bed
  • activities looking at the effect of melting glaciers on sea levels
  • the effect of rising temperatures on acidity levels in the ocean and the consequences for sea creatures 



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Ocean Grabber

In this resource learners will explore why scientists are engaged in research at the bottom of the Antarctic and Arctic Oceans. They will understand the importance of collecting samples of organisms...

Salty Seas

Salt water is denser than freshwater. That is why we float so much more easily in the sea than in a lake or a swimming pool. An object will float if it is less dense than the water surrounding it. Therefore, things float easier in salt water as it is denser than freshwater. This is particularly evident in the Dead...

Do you like your oceans still or sparkling?

The oceans are become more acidic. This is due to an increase in carbon dioxide in the atmosphere through the ...

Dissolving sea shells in vinegar

What effect does acid have on sea life?

This unit follows on from 'Do you like your oceans still or sparkling?' The activity demonstrates the ability of an acidic substance (in this case vinegar) to dissolve sea shells.

Malt vinegar contains acetic...