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Polar Pairs
Game in which children match up animals while learning all about their habits and habitat. Each correct answer uncovers information about the animals and their ecosystem.
Provider: National Museum of Natural History
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Grade(s): PreK–3, 4–8
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Q?rius
Companion website of a new center for teens at Natural History. Includes videos of museums scientists at work, a database of images of fossils and artifacts, and such online activities as "Decoding Mars," "Reefs Unleased," and "Create Your Own Field Book."
Provider: National Museum of Natural History
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Grade(s): 4–8, 9–12
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Reptiles and Amphibians Bibliography
List of general (but not necessarily technical) resources on reptiles and amphibians. Includes recommended websites, children’s books and magazines, field guides, and related societies.
Provider: National Museum of Natural History
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Grade(s): PreK–3, 4–8, 9–12
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Right Whale Listening Network
This interactive website includes audio recordings of the calls of right whales and other cetaceans.
Provider: National Museum of Natural History
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Grade(s): General audience
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Sant Ocean Hall Additional Resources
This website offers links to web resources, field guides, photographs, books, and bibliographies dealing with oceans, ocean ecosystems, and marine biology research.
Provider: National Museum of Natural History
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Grade(s): General audience
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Sant Ocean Hall for Educators
This webpage includes web-based student activities and lesson plans that accompany studies of the ocean its ecosystems. Find resources on coral reefs, scientific research, whales, and jellyfish.
Provider: National Museum of Natural History
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Grade(s): All grades
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Sant Ocean Hall Galleries
Through this interactive website, explore images and essays based on themes from the Sant Ocean Hall’s galleries at the National Museum of Natural History: exploration, native Pacific cultures, whales, shores, shallows, and the deep ocean.
Provider: National Museum of Natural History
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Grade(s): General audience
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Sant Ocean Hall Ocean Stories
This website from the Sant Ocean Hall exhibition shares short essays and pictures on ocean ecosystems specific to the North and South Pole, beaches, coral reefs, salmon in the Pacific, and giant squid near Japan.
Provider: National Museum of Natural History
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Grade(s): General audience
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Saving Giant Pandas Activity Book
Downloadable activity book for children with fun activities and colorful pictures that teach about the giant panda and panda conservation efforts. Intended for use at the National Zoo in Washington, DC.
Provider: National Zoological Park
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Grade(s): PreK–3, 4–8
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Sea Turtles and Our Watersheds Outreach Program, Grade 6
Classroom program connecting students to local and global watersheds through activities that relate to Smithsonian science and sea turtle research. Focus is on pollution and how humans effect the sea environment. For grade 6. Pre-registration and fee required.
Provider: National Zoological Park
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Grade(s): 4–8
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Seals, Sea Lions, and Walruses Bibliography
List of resources on seals, sea lions, and walruses. Sections include technical references, popular literature, periodicals, and bibliographies.
Provider: National Museum of Natural History
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Grade(s): 4–8, 9–12
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Settle Down: Turbidity and Water Quality
Lesson where students learn about “water fitness” as they focus on the how turbidity affects water quality. Printable worksheets and links included.
Provider: National Zoological Park
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Grade(s): 4–8, 9–12
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Shutter Bugs
Online game for beginning readers. Players are equipped with a virtual camera on a cartoon tour of the National Zoo. They snap pictures of animals whose behavior best corresponds to new vocabulary words.
Provider: Smithsonian Science Education Center
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Grade(s): PreK–3, 4–8
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Si/ymbiosis
Bilingual (Spanish-English) lesson plan  that introduces symbiosis through the life of leaf-cutting ants. Includes video with scientists and a printable coloring activity for kids.
Provider: Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute
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Grade(s): PreK–3, 4–8
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Sizing Up a Squid
Downloadable PDF activity sheet on which children draw themselves swimming alongside a giant squid to get a sense of the size of this real-life monster.
Provider: Smithsonian Center for Learning and Digital Access
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Grade(s): PreK–3
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Small Mammal Enrichment
Images and description of the enrichment opportunities given to the small mammals that live at the Zoo. Includes how the habitats of the animals provide stimulation and images.
Provider: National Zoological Park
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Grade(s): 4–8, 9–12
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Small Mammal News
Recent research in small mammals. Includes links to archives and related resources.
Provider: National Zoological Park
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Grade(s): 4–8, 9–12
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Smithsonian Environmental Research Center
General information on planning and scheduling school visits to the Smithsonian Environmental Research Center. Includes links to information on specific on-site trips, electronic field trips, and video conferences.
Provider: Smithsonian Environmental Research Center
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Grade(s): All grades
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Smithsonian Environmental Research Center Distance Learning Programs
Gateway to information on SERC’s electronic field trips and videoconferences. Provides an opportunity to talk with scientists and educators and possibly venture into places where on-site visitors are seldom permitted.
Provider: Smithsonian Environmental Research Center
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Grade(s): All grades
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Smithsonian Environmental Research Center Online Databases
Links to searchable databases useful for research into aquatic ecosystems.
Provider: Smithsonian Environmental Research Center
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Grade(s): 9–12
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Smithsonian Garderns
Main website of Smithsonian Gardens, featuring its collections, programs, online exhibits, gardens map and tour schedule, educational activities and resources, and list of available internship projects and volunteer opportunities.
Provider: Smithsonian Gardens
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Grade(s): General audience
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Smithsonian in Your Classroom: Contrasts in Blue
Lesson plan that demonstrates how these two ecosystems are unique yet related. Emphasis is on the formation of these environments and the organisms that call them home. Students consider the role of temperature, sunlight, waves, tides, and food chains
Provider: Smithsonian Center for Learning and Digital Access
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Grade(s): 4–8
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Smithsonian Ocean Science
The Smithsonian attracts nearly 6 million visitors each year and reaches another 12 million online. What many of these visitors don’t know is that the Smithsonian is also a world-renowned center for marine science, and has been conducting research in the ocean for more than 160 years. This website introduces that behind-the scenes work. It also includes a link to “The Encyclopedia of Life,” an “electronic page for each species of organism on Earth.”
Provider: National Museum of Natural History
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Grade(s): General audience
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Smithsonian Ocean: Our Water, Our World
In this companion book to the Sant Ocean Hall at the National Museum of Natural History, author Deborah Cramer reveals the myriad ways the sea is essential to all of us.
Provider: National Museum of Natural History
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SOIL, A Design You'll Dig: Designing A Habitat for Worms
Teacher-created lesson in which students design a habitat for worms. The worms serve as composters for home or school. Nutrient cycles and the importance of decomposition are discussed.
Provider: Cooper-Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
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Grade(s): 4–8, 9–12
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Squirrelly Behavior
Lesson in which students do the work of zoologists. As they study the behavior of neighborhood squirrels, they learn to identify a research question, develop a testable hypothesis, design a study, follow a scientific protocol, and analyze data. Printable worksheets and online videos are included.
Provider: National Zoological Park
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Grade(s): 4–8, 9–12
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Stant Ocean Hall Educators’ Page
This webpage provides links to a teacher's guide on the Ocean Hall, classroom activities, and resources for further reference on ocean life and ecosystems.
Provider: National Museum of Natural History
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Grade(s): All grades
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Stant Ocean Hall for Kids and Families
This webpage provides links to a family guide of the Ocean Hall, online activities, and events at the National Museum of Natural History.
Provider: National Museum of Natural History
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Grade(s): General audience
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Stant Ocean Hall Sights and Sounds
This webpage shares video clips, podcasts, and slideshows telling the stories of ocean diversity, ecosystems, scientific research, and conservation. Hear from research scientists and museum exhibition designers.
Provider: National Museum of Natural History
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Grade(s): General audience
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STAR: Student Training in Aquatic Research
Website provides information on the Student Training in Aquatic Research program for grade 9–12 students in the Chesapeake Bay area. Students develop their own research projects, do the field sampling and data analysis, then publish their results.
Provider: Smithsonian Environmental Research Center
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Grade(s): 9–12
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