Ocean Task Cards


Are you looking for a fun way to review the ocean in your classroom? Students will love reviewing with these 28 Ocean Task Cards! Makes a great science center, scoot activity, or review game. Digital and PDF versions of the task cards are included.


Ocean Task Cards

These Ocean Task Cards are a fun, low-prep tool for reviewing the ocean! Using these task cards, you will save time planning your review activity and students will have fun reviewing what they have learned!

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Topics covered:

  • Salinity
  • Waves, tides, and currents
  • The ocean floor
  • Ocean zones (optional set of task cards)
  • Fresh water v. salt water
  • Ocean food chains

This resource includes two sets of ocean task cards. In one set there are questions about the ocean zones. In the second set, the ocean zone questions have been replaced with questions about ocean food chains. The rest of the questions remain the same across both sets of task cards. The purpose of this is to provide teachers with options based on their science standards.

What’s Included?

  • 28 Task cards
  • Student response worksheet
  • 1 Google Form
  • Answer key

What types of questions are asked?

Questions model what students will see on a test, including:

  • Multiple choice
  • Fill in the blank
  • Open-end questions

How can I use these task cards?

  • Scoot
  • Science centers
  • Review game
  • Early finishers
  • Daily review at the start of a science lesson

What standards are covered?

These Ocean Task Cards are closely aligned with most science standards related to the ocean. They are also aligned with both the 2010 and 2018 Virginia science SOLs. They are aligned with science SOL 5.6 if using the 2010 standards and science SOL 4.7 if using the 2018 standards.

Is a digital version included?

This Ocean Task Cards resource includes BOTH a digital version and a PDF version. The digital version can be accessed through Google Forms and allows students to easily self-check their work. You can also use the Google Forms task cards to track student progress.

When you purchase this product, you will be given access to a link that will allow you to open the file in Google Forms. You’ll then share that file with your students.

What Other Buyers Are Saying:

  • “This was an excellent way to review for the ocean unit test.” (Carrie A.)
  • “Great review!” (Jessica N.)
  • “Great product!” (Nazira A.)

Want to save money?

These Ocean Task Cards are included in my 4th Grade Science Task Cards Bundle for a discounted price!

Don’t Miss Out!

These task cards are the perfect tool for reviewing the ocean! In addition, they are low-prep and easy to use throughout the year. Your students will have a blast reviewing what they have learned or preparing for end of the year testing with these task cards!


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Other Information:

I recommend printing these task cards in color and laminating so that they can easily be reused from year to year, although this is not necessary. These task cards also print and are easy to read in grayscale.

Check about my blog post all about task cards for games and activities you can play with these task cards!

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