For Teachers

Living Sunlight

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For Discussion Questions and Activities 
from the Sunlight Series Brochure, click here.

For a Lesson Plan from American Association for the Advancement of Science, ScienceNetLinks
on the basics of photosynthesis and the role the sun plays in life on earth, click here.

For Lesson Plans and Activities from Youth in Arts, San Rafael, CA, click here.

A DVD of Living Sunlight is available from a variety of sources on the web. Search “Living Sunlight DVD”.

There is a set of Teacher’s Guides and Printables written by the authors for kindergarten to second grade students and another set for third to fifth grade students.

• To download a copy of the K-2 teachers’ guide (a 6.3 MB pdf), click here.
• To download worksheets to go with the K-2 teachers’ guide (a 860 KB pdf), click here.
• To download a copy of the 3-5 teachers’ guide (a 6.5 MB pdf), click here.
• To download worksheets to go with the 3-5 teachers’ guide (a 1.3 MB pdf), click here.


Ocean Sunlight

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For Discussion Questions and Activities from the Sunlight Series Brochure, click here.

For a Lesson Plan from American Association for the Advancement of Science, ScienceNetLinks, click here. This lesson teaches students about how photosynthesis provides the food for ocean marine life and the oxygen for all living things on land and in the ocean.

For games, quizzes, activity kits and other resources for teachers from the NSF Center for Microbial Oceanography Research and Education (C-MORE), click here.

To visit the Whyville Plankton Lab, click here.


Buried Sunlight

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For Discussion Questions and Activities from the Sunlight Series Brochure, click here.

For a link to The Classroom Bookshelf Teachers’ Guide, click http://www.theclassroombookshelf.com/2015/01/buried-sunlight/ 


Rivers of Sunlight

rivers-sunlightFor Discussion Questions and Activities, click here.

Rivers of Sunlight Discussion Guide (PDF)