• Explorers Presentation: Introduction to Seaweed

      Marine Institute (Marine Institute, 2015)
      Introduction to Seaweeds Presentation provides an easy to explain information about the different types of seaweeds that can be found in Ireland as well as ideas for projects that can be used with science, geography, history and art lesson plans.
    • Explorers Presentation: Explaining the Tides to Children

      Marine Institute (Marine Institute, 2015)
      Explaining the tides to children Presentation includes information about: Orbits of the Earth, Moon and Sun; Moon phases and the lunar cycle; Gravity; Gravity and the tide; Types of tides; The tides and me!; Tide tables; Extra insight
    • Explorers Presentation: Flooding and Coastal Communities

      Marine Institute (Marine Institute, 2015)
      : Explorers Flooding and Coastal Communities presentation provides an introduction to flooding. This can be used with the lesson plan on building flood defences. It covers: What is a flood? Why does it flood? Where does the water come from? The water cycle; Where is water stored? Examples of Pluvial vs. Coastal flooding; Impacts of flooding; Flood defences; What else influences flooding - Human impacts, Urbanisation, Deforestation, Sea level rise
    • Explorers Presentation: Squid Dissection

      Marine Institute (Marine Institute, 2015)
      The Squid Dissection presentation can be use as part of the scientific examination of a squid in class. The presentation covers: introduction; swimming; feeding; protection; vision and size; external features; internal features; internal organs. The presentation also provides suggestions for additional projects about squid that could be displayed in the school, local library or even aquariums. Also see the Squid Dissection lesson plan for worksheets that can be used in class
    • Explorers Presentation: What is Degradation?

      Marine Institute (Marine Institute, 2015)
      What is Degradation Presentation can be used to explain new words associated with degradation of materials, marine pollution and micro plastics.