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LESSON PLAN CATEGORY: KELP FORESTS:


THE KELP LADY Produced by the MY HERO Project: TRT 8 min 41 seconds

The Kelp Lady features marine biologist Nancy Caruso, who led the move to replant Orange County's kelp forest. She's also involved in many different causes aimed at replenishing sea life along California's coast.

ECOLOGICAL INTERACTION AND BIODIVERSITY OF KELP FORESTS Produced by The MY HERO Project

Elementary Lesson Plan Link

Middle Lesson Plan Link

High School Lesson Plan Link

The Kelp Lady

Produced by:Anabelle Vo
The Kelp Lady features marine biologist Nancy Caruso.

For Early Elementary Students: Download and print this coloring and activity book to extend elementary student learning about the importance of Kelp as a habitat for marine life. 

Laguana Bluebelt Coloring and Activity Book Link
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LESSON PLAN CATEGORY: MARINE PROTECTED AREAS


Digital Fishing on Citizen Science Cruise

Produced by:One World One Ocean

Exploring marine Protected Areas and learning about marine science with the Crystal Cove Alliance.

DIGITAL FISHING ON THE CITIZEN SCIENCE CRUISE film. Produced by One World One Ocean TRT: 5 Minutes 23 seconds

Exploring Marine Protected Areas and learning about marine science with the Crystal Cove Alliance.


South Coast Marine Protected Areas: Humans and Nature Together

Produced by:Andrew Cohen / Aquarium of the Pacific

Comprehensive and informative look at the significance of Marine Protected Areas.

SOUTH COAST MARINE PROTECTED AREAS: HUMANS AND NATURE TOGETHER film. Produced by the Aquarium of the Pacific TRT: 13 minutes

The Aquarium of the Pacific presents an informative, yet beautiful look at California's South Coast's marine protected areas and their significance to marine health and functionality. As urbanization and modernization expands, the marine coast becomes more crowded out. The Aquarium is posing the question, "Can both nature and human activities be accommodated and thrive?"


Laguna Bluebelt Marine Protected Areas - Excerpt

Produced by:Produced by: Laguna Bluebelt Coalition / Directed by: Jeff Vasquez

Laguna Bluebelt Coalition brings organizations and individuals protecting and restoring marine life, conserving biological diversity.

LAGUNA BLUEBELT film produced by Laguna Bluebelt Coalition TRT: 10 minutes

The Laguna Bluebelt Coalition brings together organizations and individuals with a common goal of protecting and restoring marine life, conserving biological diversity and maintaining healthy, sustainable marine habitats for all plant, fish and animal species.


HUMAN IMPACTS ON MARINE ECOSYSTEMS: Produced by The MY HERO Project

Elementary School Lesson Plan Link

MARINE PROTECTED AREAS, OVERFISHING, AND CITIZEN SCIENCE Produced by The MY HERO PROJECT

Middle School Lesson Plan Link

THE ROLE OF MARINE PROTECTED AREAS AND CITIZEN SCIENCE Produced by The MY HERO Project

High School Level Lesson Plan Link

LESSON PLAN CATEGORY: TIDEPOOLS


TIDEPOOL SCENE Produced by Laguna Ocean Foundation TRT: 2 minutes

The Laguna Ocean Foundation is here to show us the hidden flora and fauna that thrive within tidepools and to remind us to tread carefully when we're at the beach. You never know who calls those rocks "home."

TIDEPOOL ECOLOGY AND COMMON ORGANISMS Resource Link (Laguna Ocean Foundation)

Tidepool Exploration Brochure Link (Laguna Ocean Foundation)

Laguna Ocean Foundation Tidepool Ecology Link

Tidepool Scene

Produced by:Barnstormer Productions
Life in a tidepool.

LESSON PLAN CATEGORY: MARINE DEBRIS


OCEAN DEFENDERS ALLIANCE / Isla Coronado Ghost Net - Excerpt

Produced by:WalterMarti
Removing a ghost net from the sea.

 

 

MARINE DEBRIS Resource Link: Produced by The Orange County Coastkeeper

LESSON PLAN CATEGORY: WATER AND OCEAN CONSERVATION


RAINCATCHER Produced by Evan Marks Featuring the ECOLOGY CENTER TRT: 1 minute

Surfers Rob Machado and Evan Marks, install a rain tank and show how easy it is conserve our depleting water supply by watering your yard with rainwater.

Raincatcher

Produced by:Evan Marks
Surfers, Rob Machado and Evan Marks, install a rain tank and show how easy it is conserve our depleting water supply by watering your yard with rainwater.

ONE WORLD ONE OCEAN Film Produced by MacGillivray Freeman Films TRT: 4 minutes 50 seconds

One World One Ocean campaign is a movement to restore and protect the health of the world's oceans.

One World One Ocean

Produced by:MacGillivray Freeman Films
One World One Ocean campaign inspires stewardship of the sea.

127 MARINE CONSERVATION ZONES Produced by Chris Smyth for Marine Conservation Society TRT: 1 minute 33 seconds

This animated music video educates and inspires about Marine Conservation Zones. 127 is an important number for marine life in the English Seas.

127 Marine Conservation Zones

Produced by:by Chris Smyth
127 is an important number for marine life in the English Seas.

Harvest Time: A GOOD WATER TOOLKIT Link Produced by The Ecology Center Author Dr. Meg Hiesinger. All Ages Lesson Plan Resource.

BRINGING IT HOME: A GOOD WATER TOOLKIT Link Produced by the Ecology Center, Author Dr. Meg Hiesinger All Ages Lesson Plan Resource

LESSON CATEGORY: MARINE MAMMAL CONSERVATION


Pacific Marine Mammal Center

Produced by:Producers Amy Sabreen, Roddy Tabatabai and John McCarthy

The Pacific Marine Mammal Center rescues, rehabilitates, releases marine mammals and inspires ocean stewardship through research, education and collaboration.

PACIFIC MARINE MAMMAL CENTER Film Produced by Amy Sabreen, Roddy Tabatabai and John McCarthy Featuring the Pacific Marine Mammal Center TRT: 3 minutes 20 seconds

The Pacific Marine Mammal Center rescues, rehabilitates, releases marine mammals and inspires ocean stewardship through research, education and collaboration.

Multimedia Resource Showcases Featuring Stories, Film and Art From the MY HERO Multimedia Library

Ocean Heroes - Short Film Screening

By: Wendy Milette
View the finalist films - 2019 Sylvia Earle Ocean Conservation Award!

Sustainable Development Goal #14: Life Below Water Lesson Plan

By: Laura Nietzer

Share the importance of the UN Sustainable Development Goal #14 (Life Below Water) with your students. 

World Oceans Day | June 8

By: Becky Miller
A global day of ocean celebration and collaboration for a better future.
Ocean Film Library
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Featured Ocean Stories From the MY HERO Library

Sylvia Earle

By: Xenia Shin
Learn more about Sylvia Earle, a legendary oceanographer, marine biologist, activist and author.

Reef Ball Foundation

By: Claudia Herrera Hudson
Reef Ball Foundation restores damaged coral reef systems around the world.

Learn about the Sylvia Earle Ocean Conservation Award in the

MY HERO International Film Festival!


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