Marine and Conservation Related Lesson Plans
  British Columbia’s Environmental Learning and Experience Curriculum Guide 
  BC’s Prescribed Learning Outcomes searchable database 
  The 7 essential principles of oceans literacy 

    Sailors for Sea Rainy Day Kits for Environmental Education. 
    Fantastic resources that include lessons on ocean acidification, marine ecosystems, and underwater sound. From the Pacific Science Centre. 
    Fantastic resource on Shark  and Ocean Education from WAKE - free and aimed at Grade 10 Science (matches BC PLOs)
    Green Schools Programme
    Ocean News from the Bamfield Marine Sciences Centre - 7 lessons from marine mammals to climate change. 
    Canadian Wildlife Federation’s Oceans Programme and “Blue Schools” criteria.
Water Awareness:
Ecological Foot-printing:
Climate Change:
Marine Mammal:
    Lesson plan on bioaccumulation in killer whales
    Lesson plan on the potential impact of sound on harbour porpoise  
    "Voices of the Sea" lesson plans, conservation messages, interviews with scientists, great game and engaging "sound" activities. Lesson 2 “Adaptations” and lesson 6 “What we can do” are fantastic. 
    American Cetacean Society curriculum    
    Oregon State University  - “The Great Whales - Curriculum for grades 6-9” (I would     
    argue that this resource is of value to a much wider age range though). 
    Royal British Columbia Museum - "Whale Tail" lesson plans - K to 7 resources on everything from myths, classification, anatomy and human impacts.
    The Whale Trust lesson plans with a focus on humpback whales.    
    General information on cetaceans - Ecokids Canada page
    Monterey Aquarium resources, includes lesson plans.  Much focus on tropical rather than temperate organisms though
    Links to information on the marine mammal species of BC
    Climate change education package with several really interesting games (gr 3-7)
    Resource from “Friends of the Earth” 
Marine Invertebrates and Marine General:
Fantastic oceans education units, “Marine Matters”, by Josina Davis for WWF Haida Gwaii. 
“Stream to Sea” Education Programme with resources from DFO
All the best from the Enchanted Learning website.  Oceans, intertidal zonation and abundant invertebrate printouts; also plankton printouts and whales.
Monterey Aquarium resources, includes lesson plans.  Much focus on tropical rather than temperate organisms though.
Other conservation related lesson plans:
  Lesson plan on the importance of recycling batteries.
Importance of pollinators and why they are in trouble (includes impact of pesticides) video and lesson plan from Hinterland’s Who’s Who's%20Guide.pdfLesson_Plans_files/HB%20Catalogue%20latest.pdfshapeimage_2_link_0shapeimage_2_link_1shapeimage_2_link_2shapeimage_2_link_3shapeimage_2_link_4shapeimage_2_link_5shapeimage_2_link_6shapeimage_2_link_7shapeimage_2_link_8shapeimage_2_link_9shapeimage_2_link_10shapeimage_2_link_11shapeimage_2_link_12shapeimage_2_link_13shapeimage_2_link_14shapeimage_2_link_15shapeimage_2_link_16shapeimage_2_link_17shapeimage_2_link_18shapeimage_2_link_19shapeimage_2_link_20shapeimage_2_link_21shapeimage_2_link_22shapeimage_2_link_23shapeimage_2_link_24shapeimage_2_link_25shapeimage_2_link_26shapeimage_2_link_27shapeimage_2_link_28shapeimage_2_link_29shapeimage_2_link_30shapeimage_2_link_31shapeimage_2_link_32shapeimage_2_link_33shapeimage_2_link_34