Alaska Sea Grant

Bibliography and Resources

Discovering Our Blue Planet

Print Resources
Books Used in Unit:
Asch, Frank. Water. Voyager Books, 2000.

Baldwin, Robert F. This Is the Sea That Feeds Us. Dawn Publications, 1998.

Cerullo. Mary M. and Curtsinger, Bill. Sea Soup: Phytoplankton. Tilbury House, 1999.

Cerullo. Mary M. and Curtsinger, Bill. Sea Soup: Zooplankton. Tilbury House, 2001.

Related Books:

Berkes, Marianne. Seashells by the Seashore. Dawn Publications, 2002.

Chanko, Pamela. Sea Creatures. Scholastic, 1998.

Frasier, Debra. Out of the Ocean. Voyager Books, 2002.

Halpern, Shari. My River. Scholastic, 1993.

Hulme, Joy N. Sea Squares. Hyperion, 1999.

Hulme, Joy N. Sea Sums. Hyperion, 1996.

O’Clair, Rita. Where is Dinah Diatom? Plant Press, 2000.

Page, Debra. Orcas Around Me: My Alaskan Summer. Albert Whitman & Co., 1997.

Roop, Connie. Starfish: The Stars of the Sea. Scholastic, 2002.

Ryan, Pam Munoz. Hello Ocean. Charlesbridge Publishing, 2001.

Schaefer, Lola. Sea Urchins. Heinemann, 2003.

Schaefer, Lola. Hermit Crabs. Heinemann, 2002.

Schaefer, Lola. Sea Anemones. Heinemann, 2003.

Schaefer, Lola. Jellyfish. Heinemann, 2002.

Schaefer, Lola. Octopuses. Capstone Press, 2000.

Schaefer, Lola. Barnacles. Heinemann, 2002.

Schaefer, Lola. Starfish. Children’s Press, 2005.

Silver, Donald M. and Patricia Wynne. One Small Square: Backyard. McGraw-Hill, 1997

Silver, Donald M. and Patricia Wynne. One Small Square: Seashore. McGraw-Hill, 1997

Alphabet Books:
Helman, Andrea, and Wolfe, Art. O is for Orca: An Alphabet Book. Sasquatch Books, 2003.

Pallotta, Jerry. The Ocean Alphabet Book. Charlesbridge Publishing, 1989.

Pallotta, Jerry. The Underwater Alphabet Book. Charlesbridge Publishing, 1991.

Detailed information about common Alaska marine invertebrates (pdf)

Detailed information about common freshwater invertebrates, amphibians, and mammals (pdf)


Phytoplankton Image Library

Phytoplankton Photos and sample pictures of phytoplankton

Australian Museum Beyond the Reef Exhibit Phytoplankton and zooplankton information and photos

Phytoplankton line drawings

Zooplankton line drawings

One Inch Square Project

Masterbug theatre – insect metamorphosis

Freshwater insect and larval stages photos

Photos of pseudoscorpions

Utah State University Extension pseudoscorpion information

Description of pseudoscorpions from the Royal Alberta Museum

Description of pseudoscorpions from Penn State College of Agricultural Sciences 

Description and information about pseudoscorpions

Curriculum Resources:

Stevens, Betsy T. and Giebfried, Rosemary. Sea Soup Teachers Guide: Discovering the Watery World of Phytoplankton and Zooplankton. Tilbury House, 1999.

SeaAlaska Heritage Institute Curriculum

Alaska Sea Grant University of Alaska Fairbanks Alaska Department of Education and Early Development NOAA