On Learning and Teaching Ocean Sciences
The Ocean Literacy Scope and Sequence for Grades K–12 is an instructional tool that shows how concepts in ocean sciences are interconnected. Education research indicates that students need to understand how small-scale concepts and processes are interrelated, so they can achieve an understanding of complex global systems. The Scope and Sequence supports a systems approach for teaching and learning about the ocean.
To learn more, read Research on Learning and Teaching Ocean and Aquatic Sciences, published in National Marine Educators Association Special Report #3. You can read either the full text or the current web version of the article.