• Maths 4th Class Erica’s Timetable working on the Research Vessel Celtic Explorer

      Marine Institute (Marine Institute, 2014)
      The aim of the lesson plan is for children to be enabled to consolidate the concept of the passing of time. Using a schedule of work on the research vessel RV Celtic Explorer, the children will solve practical tasks involving the addition and subtraction of hours and minutes.
    • Maths 6th Class Interpreting Data about Prawns landed in Irish waters

      Marine Institute (Marine Institute, 2014)
      The aim of the lesson plan is for the children to be able to read and interpret trend graphs. Using data collected from the Irish fishing ports (Dublin prawns), the children will compile and use simple data sets and explore and calculate averages of simple data sets.
    • Maths 5th Class Learning about Ocean Zones and Recording Ocean Temperatures (Irish and English Version available)

      Marine Institute (Marine Institute, 2014)
      The aim of the lesson plan is for the children to be enabled to identify and record positive and negative numbers on the number line. The depths of the ocean and ocean temperatures are used as an example.
    • Mathematics 5th and 6th class: 2015 updated- Data on the shore

      Marine Institute (Marine Institute, 2015)
      The children will create simple data sets based on living things on the seashore. They will organise data and represent it using pictograms, single and multiply bar charts. Sixth class students will represent data using simple pie charts, as well as explore and calculate averages of simple data sets.
    • Explorers Maths Lesson Plan: Maths 5th and 6th Class Aquarium and Classroom Temperature study

      Marine Institute; Galway Atlantaquaria (Marine Institute, 2015)
      The aim of this study is for the children to record the temperature of the classroom and aquarium water over a set period of time. The children will compare their findings and evaluate if the classroom temperature influences the aquarium’s water temperature. Students will become familiar with using thermometers and will explore and develop concepts using skills relating to: Questioning and observing the properties and characteristics of materials such as fresh water and salt water; Estimating and Measuring; Analysing; Recording, Communicating & Expressing; Applying and problem solving; Reasoning; Understanding and Recalling
    • Interpreting and presenting data about marine litter in the ocean

      Marine Institute (Marine Institute, 2017)
      The children will learn how to represent and interpret data about ocean pollution. They will organise and represent data using bar charts and read and interpret block graphs.