Oceanography Worksheets and Projects
Every drop that falls in your yard heads towards the great oceans. Learn about this mysterious, watery frontier.
Map of 6 Oceans
MatchCard #1: Locate and name the six oceans on this planet.
: Play hop scotch and land on the correct ocean. Play "Go Fish" with different facts about the major oceans. Chart ocean currents.
Read More:Map of Oceans
Plant and Animal Life In the Ocean
MatchCard #2: Describe three groups of plants and animals in the ocean.
Make an ocean food web on your floor. Create an ocean diorama.
Read More: 3 Types of Ocean Creatures
The Ocean Floor
MatchCard #3: Identify the parts of the ocean floor.
: Build a paper mache model of the ocean floor.
Read More: Explore the Ocean Floor.
MatchCard #4: Trace the route water follows to get to the ocean.
: Trace the route of the water that falls in your yard. Discover the boundaries of the watershed you live in.
Read More: Learn where water goes when it flows.
MatchCard #5: Identify the function of the different parts of seaweed.
: Make a seaweed collage. Cook up some sushi. Try our seaweed tongue twister and host a seaweed appreciation day.
Science Fair Experiment
: Does seaweed prefer salt or fresh water?
Read More:Function of Seaweed
MatchCard #6: Compare the amount of light at three different ocean zones.
: How well does water filter out light?
Read More:Check out the Ocean Zones.
Is Algae a Plant?
MatchCard #7: Explain the difference between algae and plants.
: Collect it, grow it, eat it, soak in it, and give it as a gift. We can't let plants have ALL the glory.
Read More:Difference between Algae and Plants.
More Ocean-Going Fun!
The Best Ocean Literature
Our list of classic Ocean Stories
which will capture their imagination as they hear of danger and adventure on the high seas.
A colorful, ocen lapbook
will turn your worksheets into a science lapbook they will look at over and over again.
is a hands-on homeschool science curriculum with MatchCards for each objective covering 12 different units.