This video includes an animation showing how the Moon's gravity creates tides on Earth and explains how scientists monitor tides.
To encourage students’ critical thinking about vocabulary concepts, to allow students to reflect on their knowledge of individual vocabulary words, and to increase vocabulary comprehension using the Vocabulary Self-Rate.
Come up with questions about a topic and learn new vocabulary words to determine answers using an Ask, Answer, Learn table.
The intertidal zone is between high and low tides. Tide pool organisms have to be sturdy to deal with lots of changes to their environment.
This study guide summarizes the key points of Tides. You can download and customize it to suit your needs and study habits.
This interactive looks at the causes of tides with a series of animated illustrations.
Learn how the moon plays a role in the periodic rise and fall of ocean waves.
Explore how the relative motion of the Earth, moon, and sun combine to produce ocean tides.