The Secret Life of Plankton [TED-Ed]

Here’s a nice 6-minute clip, using high-quality videos of zooplankton and phytoplankton to give an overview of the microscopic world in the ocean.

A teaspoon of seawater can contain a million living organisms.

A nice link to food chains and webs, as well as classification.

About Stephen

International Educator: China via Japan, Indonesia & the UK. Director of Innovation in Learning & Teaching. Science educator. Twitterist (@sjtylr), dad and bloggerer. MA International Education & current EdD student. Experienced Director of Learning & MYP Coordinator. Interested in curriculum, pedagogy, purposeful EdTech and global competence. Find out more: Science site:

Posted on April 3, 2012, in Ecology & Conservation (Core and Options), TED talks. Bookmark the permalink. 1 Comment.

  1. Love it, thanks Steve!

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