Discusses the vertical distribution of life in the oceans. Seawater density creates currents, which provide different habitats for different creatures.
Describes how the different densities of water in the ocean create currents.
Students discover hoe salinity and temperature relate to ocean circulation. Lesson includes background information, a concept map, student activities, and assessments.
Reviews how different densities of seawater drive deep currents.
A list of student-submitted discussion questions for Deep Ocean Currents.
To build and enhance understanding of the relationships between key words and to practice useful skills for designing information architecture using the Card Sort strategy.
To organize information and provide a visual representation and summary that shows a cycle (path) and to facilitate the understanding of the main topic using a Cycle Diagram.
Come up with questions about a topic and learn new vocabulary words to determine answers using an Ask, Answer, Learn table.
Students will look at the effects of ocean acidification on oysters and corals, find similarities between growing ocean acidification and ocean circulation, look at current science research in this field, and explore other potential challenges to the ocean's chemistry.
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 Deep Ocean Currents. You can download and customize it to suit your needs and study habits.
These flashcards help you study important terms and vocabulary from Deep Ocean Currents.