Describes how wind patterns and other factors cause ocean surface currents.
Students determine longitude and latitude using the Sun's shadow and an online calculator, then investigate ocean surface currents effect on drifting objects. Includes pre and post assessment, student investigation, and answer keys.
Online student guide for Ocean Motion: Lesson 1 "Navigating the Ocean".
Online student guide for Ocean Motion: Lesson 3
Quiz on surface ocean currents, how they circulate, and the Great Garbage Patch.
A list of student-submitted discussion questions for Surface Ocean Currents.
To distinguish between general academic words and words that are specific to science using Academic vs. Content Vocabulary.
To define and analyze the processes of a concept and build a step-by-step process using a Flow Chart.
Using the March 2011 Japanese tsunami as a case study, students will predict where additional debris will be found, look at the current debris collection process, and be challenged to participate themselves in debris collection.
Illustrated mind map for Surface Ocean Currents.
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These flashcards help you study important terms and vocabulary from Surface Ocean Currents.