World oceans KS2 Geography
This is an introductory lesson to the world’s oceans. Students will use map skills to name and locate the world’s oceans and learn about major marine landmarks, from the deepest point to the biggest tide and many places in between.

This full lesson contains:

Slideshow 5 Our ocean voyage with Prof Alex Rogers
Lesson Overview and Teacher Guidance
Student Sheet 5a World oceans map
Student Sheet 5b Marine wonders card sort
Student Sheet 5c Voyage map template
Subject Update How many oceans are there?

It forms Lesson 5 of 12 from the Our Ocean Planet resource, which is designed to support Key Stage 2 teachers to teach all aspects of the ocean. It can be used as a full topic with over 20 hours of classroom activities or using a pick and mix approach. All lessons and resources are available from Digital Explorer’s TES profile.


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  • Slideshow-5---Our-ocean-voyage-with-Alex-Rogers---OOP-Mission-5.pdf
  • Lesson-Overview-Teacher-Guidance---Our-ocean-voyage-with-Alex-Rogers---OOP-Mission-5.pdf
  • SS5a-World-oceans-map---OOP-MIssion-5.pdf
  • SS5b-Marine-wonders-card-sort---OOP-Mission-5.pdf
  • SS5c-Voyage-map-template---OOP-Mission-5.pdf
  • Subject-Update-6-How-many-oceans-are-there.pdf

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Created: Feb 8, 2016

Updated: Mar 6, 2019


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