DEEPEND Lesson Plans and Activities Available Online

The free, downloadable classroom materials cover topics ranging from bioluminescence to hydrothermal vent food webs and include curricula, experiment instructions, and coloring sheets!

K-5
Taking Science Deeper Activities

Coloring Sheet – Deep Red Medusa
Coloring Sheet – Deep Sea Squid
Coloring Sheet – Glass Squid
Coloring Sheet – Anglerfish
Coloring Sheet – Benthic Octopus
Coloring Sheet – Siphonophore

6-8
Hydrothermal Vent Food Web
Light at the Bottom of the Deep, Dark Ocean?
Marine Environments Teaching Module
Light in the Deep Sea
The BP Oil Spill and its aftermath, explored through art – presentation
The BP Oil Spill and its aftermath, explored through art – lesson plan
Adaptations Teaching Module

9-12
Bioluminescience
Candy Chemosynthesis
Hydrothermal Vent Food Web
Oceanographic Terms and Equipment
ROV in a Bag
Water-down Topographic Map
Marine Environments Teaching Module
Light in the Deep Sea
The BP Oil Spill and its aftermath, explored through art – presentation
The BP Oil Spill and its aftermath, explored through art – lesson plan
Adaptations Teaching Module