Describes surface currents, what role they have in the creation of climate, and how they form.
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.
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 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.
Reviews how wind patterns and other factors cause ocean surface currents.
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.
Come up with questions about a topic and learn new vocabulary words to determine answers using an Ask, Answer, Learn table.
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.
The Southern Ocean is the fifth ocean. It is dominated by the Antarctic Circumpolar Current, which goes clockwise around Antarctica.
For the European expansion of the 15th and 16th centuries to take place, mariners needed to understand global winds and surface ocean currents. These explorers were motivated by the desire to acquire riches, spices and slaves.
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