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This guide will give you the information you need to complete your oceanography unit project whether you are completing the Project Exploration Report or the Oceanography Animal Research Project.
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Oceanography Animal Research Project


____Choose your ocean animal from the list I have provided.

____Use at least two different sources (books, magazines. computer, video, etc.) and include a bibliography

_____our paper should be WRITTEN IN YOUR OWN WORDS and be at least 7 paragraphs in length.  It needs to include the following information:

  • Wow intro
  • Name of animal
  • Description of animal
  • Unusual characteristics
  • Classification of animal
  • Type of habitat of animal (intertidal, estuary, open ocean)
  • Diet of animal, and how it catches its food
  • How species has its young
  • At least two other remarkable/interesting facts
  • How you can use the information you learned to help the environment
  • Conclusion

____Must be TYPED.

____Cover REQUIRED with a HAND-DRAWN picture of an animal (CCC).

Your paper will be graded using the six-traits of writing.  For word choice I will be looking to see that you use the scientific vocabulary correctly. 

This is an EXTENDED HOMEWORK assignment-some class time will be given for this paper but it is expected that most work will have to be completed at home. 

Computers are available for use at lunch and recess. 

If you need paper for a cover, please let me know.


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