This BBC special weather report is a real life example of wind currents in action. This video shows global weather extremes, arctic ice melt, and gulf stream.
Explains how atmospheric measurements such as surface air temperature, precipitation, and clouds can help scientists understand the ocean's impact on weather and climate and what this means for life here on Earth (6:01).
Students explore how the ocean influences weather and climate through on an online investigation and analysis of data. Pre and post assessments with answer keys are provided.
Online student guide for Ocean Motion: Lesson 3
Reviews how ocean currents transfer heat from one place to another.
A list of student-submitted discussion questions for How Ocean Currents Moderate Climate.
To activate prior knowledge, to generate questions about a given topic, and to organize knowledge using a KWL Chart.
Connect your daily life experiences with specific points in a reading using a Double Entry Diary.
Students will learn how the changing climate might impact the strength of hurricanes through actual hurricane footage, plotting actual hurricane data on tracking maps, comparing ocean temperature data, and looking at hurricanes from the past.
The Southern Ocean is the fifth ocean. It is dominated by the Antarctic Circumpolar Current, which goes clockwise around Antarctica.
Find out how and why seawater salinity is changing and the effect that could have on ocean currents.
This study guide summarizes the key points of How Ocean Currents Moderate Climate. You can download and customize it to suit your needs and study habits.
These flashcards help you study important terms and vocabulary from How Ocean Currents Moderate Climate.