These 14 lab activities bring to life the concepts and themes outlined in the Marine Biology Student Book. From “Mapping the Seafloor” and “Determining the Origin of Sand Samples” to creating tidal pools in the classroom and analyzing the Exxon Valdez oil spill, these activities will appeal to every student’s natural curiosity about the oceans.
Each activity includes a materials list, questions for reflection, and suggestions for further research. With this lab manual, your students will build critical-thinking, science process, and problem-solving skills, while they explore marine ecosystems and organisms.
Walch Education provides a series of full courses and supplemental materials for students in grades 3 through 12 and beyond. From creative ways to teach new concepts to review and remediation, Walch Education publishes titles meant to make education fun and engaging.
Walch Power Basics Homeschool Curriculum
Ideal for use in both middle school and high school, Walch’s Power Basics series includes textbooks, workbooks, practice books, and assessment tools that provide a comprehensive program for students who need more support than can be found in traditional textbooks. The content-rich Power Basics books and ancillaries are designed to meet the diverse needs of students of all abilities and needs.
The senior author of this series, Robert Taggart, Ph.D., developed Power Basics specifically to address the needs of students not well served by traditional strategies and texts. With Power Basics, students are exposed to reading and instruction in a textbook style, and must engage with what they are learning through online projects, critical-thinking activities, and writing assignments.
Written at a lower reading level, these courses provide on-level content in an easy-to-understand format. When combined with the variety of projects, review assignments, and tests, students are able to truly grasp the concepts and material.
Walch Power Basics Courses Include:
Earth Science; Biology; Chemistry; Physics; American History; American Government; World Geography; World History I, II, & III; Basic English; English Composition; Basic Math; Algebra I; and Geometry.
Walch Educational Supplements
In addition to the Power Basics Full Curriculum, Walch provides academic solutions for the education community and continues to be a reliable resource for parents who choose to homeschool their children. Whether your at-home curriculum is traditional or alternative, you'll find a vast catalog of suitable titles ranging from core subjects to educational supplements that enrich your overall educational program.