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  • Two fish swim in a tank.

    The unique hard bottom reefs off the coast of the Carolinas are home to a dynamic and delicately balanced ecosystem. A population of invasive lionfish has moved into the area. Their presence is disrupting this ecosystem and threatening the commercial fish industry.

    (Source: DCMP)

  • Close up of waves on the shore. Caption: it is dramatically changing the chemistry of the ocean.

    Societal change and growth is impacting the ocean ecosystem. One of these consequences is the rapid decline and death of coral reefs. Part of the "Coral Comeback" series.

    (Source: DCMP)

  • Waves on the open ocean. Caption: The ocean is a very dynamic environment.

    It's cold; it's dark. The pressure is immense. A pilot and scientist from the Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute navigate a remotely operated deep-sea vehicle through underwater canyons, filming the ocean floor and collecting samples.

    (Source: DCMP)

  • Hawa Mahal. Caption: Also known as the Palace of Winds,

    The Jantar Mantar Observatory is a collection of instruments built by Maharaja Jai Singh II in the 18th century. These instruments include a diagram of the universe and can accurately measure time. Part of the "Around the World" series.

    (Source: DCMP)

  • Coral reef with a variety of marine plant and animal life. Caption: The goal is to restore the coral reef

    Staghorn and elkhorn coral have become threatened species. These corals are the building blocks of reefs in the Caribbean and Florida Keys. Part of the "Coral Comeback" series.

    (Source: DCMP)

  • People eating pizza. Caption: (Gabi) Mmmm.

    The scientists will explore the color spectrum and explain why humans cannot see the whole spectrum. They will also create a solar oven using aluminum foil. Part of the House of Science Series.

    (Source: DCMP)

  • A reptile in the wilderness. Caption: The wildlife here draws people from around the world.

    Charles Darwin journeyed to the Galapagos Islands at the age of 22. He spent five weeks among the wildlife, eventually leading to the publication of "On the Origin of Species." Part of the "Around the World" series.

    (Source: DCMP)

  • A hurricane's waves flooding a road. Spanish captions.

    Part of a series that features a wide variety of video footage, photographs, diagrams, graphics, and labels. For this particular video, students will focus on the conditions needed for hurricanes to form as well as the hazards they pose. Part of the Science Video Vocab series.

    (Source: DCMP)

  • Close up of two puffins, one with fish in its mouth. Caption: During that time, the pair spends

    Documentary records Project Puffin, the successful effort to repopulate Seal Island, Maine, with Atlantic puffins and terns. Notes their life, behaviors, and mating during the summer before fall migration. Also remarks on the interdependence of terns and puffins. Biologists comment.

    (Source: DCMP)

  • Line of horseshoe crabs on the sea floor. Caption: where thousands come ashore during the full moon

    Horseshoe crabs are "living fossils" more closely related to spiders and scorpions than they are to crabs. They get their name from the smooth, hard shell (exoskeleton) that is shaped like a horseshoe. Part of "The Remarkable Horseshoe Crab" series.

    (Source: DCMP)

  • Close up of globular coral with a striped tropical fish swimming in front. Caption: We will learn how super corals are being developed in the lab,

    Symone Johnson, educator at National Aquarium, provides an overview of the series "Coral Comeback." She outlines coral reefs and discusses their importance to healthy ocean ecosystems. Part of the "Coral Comeback" series.

    (Source: DCMP)

  • Jagged shoreline with rough waves and plant life growing at the crest of the rocky peaks. Caption: ocean acidity will double by century's end

    Coral reefs are particularly sensitive to ocean acidification, which has decreased their ability to form skeletons. Ocean acidification is also causing reefs to crumble and disappear. Part of the "Coral Comeback" series.

    (Source: DCMP)

  • Flat, fan shaped, leaf-like structures grow off coral while a person in scuba gear swims by. Caption: Much of their oxygen comes off the coral reef.

    Learn about some of the bold and brilliant ideas researchers and conservationists have to rescue corals and coral reefs from disaster. Part of the "Coral Comeback" series.

    (Source: DCMP)

  • Front view of an orange squid swimming in the ocean. Caption: She can either keep it or toss it away as she chooses.

    Part of "The Living Oceans" series. Captures the ecological balance established between animals and plants on a Caribbean coral reef. Details the symbiotic and commensally symbiotic relationships along with the predator/prey relationship.

    (Source: DCMP)

  • View of Earth from space. Caption: for the thermohaline circulation system.

    When the thermohaline circulation system stops flowing, Dr. Mother Nature calls in superhero Bruce Rain to help. As he works to solve the problem, he and Dr. Mother Nature explain the importance of oceans in regulating the Earth's temperature. Part of "The Science of Climate" series.

    (Source: DCMP)

  • Manatee in shallow water with people standing around it. Caption: It was a really neat thing to watch.

    An abandoned baby manatee is discovered at Blue Spring State Park in Alabama, and it takes team work to rescue and rehabilitate her. Next the SeaWorld's wild life rescue team is called to save two gulls tied together with fishing line.

    (Source: DCMP)

  • Line of horseshoe crabs on the beach. Caption: Horseshoe crabs are super helpful.

    The ancestors of the horseshoe crab have roamed Earth for over 450 million years. They may look creepy, but they are not dangerous. Their numbers have been declining, and scientists have been trying to help preserve them. Part of "The Remarkable Horseshoe Crab" series.

    (Source: DCMP)

  • A woman walking on a board walk. Caption: I am a research scientist by trade.

    Meet an education specialist from the Delaware National Estuarine Research Reserve. She says becoming a scientist is all about being curious, and she helps researchers count the horseshoe crabs on the Atlantic coast. Part of "The Remarkable Horseshoe Crab" series.

    (Source: DCMP)

  • Aerial image of a coral reef. Caption: is one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World,

    Australia is home to great biodiversity from the rainforests on land to the Great Barrier Reef in the sea. It is the world's largest coral system and is located off the coast of Queensland, Australia. Part of the "Around the World" series.

    (Source: DCMP)

  • An all-white octopus perched on a rock protruding from the ocean floor. Caption: ["Moonlight Sonata" by Beethoven playing]

    In September 2005, members of an ocean exploration captured video footage of the white deep-sea octopod, Grimpoteuthis bathynectes. They nicknamed the octopod “Dumbo” because of its large ear-like fins. These fins and webbed arms help it swim through the water.

    (Source: DCMP)



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    Resources to teach younger students about animals

    A collection containing 58 resources, curated by DIAGRAM Center