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
A list of student-submitted discussion questions for Surface Ocean Currents.
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.
Find out how Benjamin Franklin became the first person to map the Gulf Stream.
Illustrated mind map for Surface Ocean Currents.
This study guide summarizes the key points of Surface 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 Surface Ocean Currents.