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This activity prepares the student to launch an investigation of the relationship between precipitation and Streamflow for a local watershed. It can enrich a study of the water cycle. Following the step-by-step instruction in this case study, students will locate, download, format, and finally graph one year of Web-based data for these two variables. Included is a graph that highlights the details ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Case study, Tutorial, In-situ dataset
Subject: Hydrology, Physical oceanography
 
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This demonstration is designed to show how the inputs and outputs of energy or mass in a system balance. Students create a reservoir model using a hose, a bucket, a tub with a drain and overflow triangle, a ruler, and water, to understand the inputs and outputs of a local watershed or reservoir. A worksheet accompanies the activity. The resource is supported by teacher background information, assessments, ... Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Presentation / Demo
Subject: Hydrology, Physical oceanography
 
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In this pen and pencil activity, student teams use an inquiry approach to create their own model of the hydrological cycle. A calculator is needed for this activity. Teacher background information, assessment suggestions, and a scoring rubric are included.This is Activity 4 of the learning module, Global Balance, part of the lesson series, The Potential Consequences of Climate Variability and Change. ... Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Classroom activity
Subject: Hydrology, Physical oceanography
 
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In this activity, students use mathematics to understand tides and gravitation and how gravity works across astronomical distances, using an apparatus made from a slinky, meter stick, and a hook. A description of the mathematical relationships seen in the demonstration is included. The resource is from PUMAS - Practical Uses of Math and Science - a collection of brief examples created by scientists ... Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12)
Resource type: Presentation / Demo
Subject: Physical oceanography, Physics
 
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In this storybook, students learn about making observations, taking scientific measurements and recording their findings in a science journal. In the story, students Simon, Anita and Dennis join Hannah, a local scientist, as they comparing spring and fall observations of changes they see at Willow Creek. This science-based storybook is the one of four under the title Elementary GLOBE. Each book also ... Full description.
Grade level: Primary (K-2), Intermediate (3-5)
Resource type: Ref. material
Subject: Hydrology, Physical oceanography
 
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Comparing the amounts of land and water on Earth's surface leads students to discover why it is called the water planet. Students examine photos of Earth taken from space, analyze the results of a globe toss game and compare ocean sizes using pieces of clay to gain a perspective on the amount of surface area that is covered by water. The URL opens to the investigation directory, with links to teacher ... Full description.
Grade level: Primary (K-2), Intermediate (3-5)
Resource type: Classroom activity, Guide for instructor
Subject: Hydrology, Physical oceanography
 
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In this investigation, students are introduced to types of water bodies. Seven types are defined and each is then located on NASA satellite images and maps. Students also use maps to identify and compare bodies of water in their state with those of other states, noting also how water availability in different regions impacts people, animals and plants. The consequences of changes in those bodies of ... Full description.
Grade level: Primary (K-2), Intermediate (3-5)
Resource type: Classroom activity, Guide for instructor
Subject: Hydrology, Physical oceanography
 
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This article describes the the effects of salt and heat on water and its movements. The accompanying game requires the manipulation of those two variables to create water currents leading to a treasure chest. A second article briefly describes six relevant NASA satellite missions. The article is targeted to children ages 10-12. Full description.
Grade level: Informal
Resource type: Journal article
Subject: Hydrology, Physical oceanography
 
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The majority of Ocean World is devoted to a series of ten reference sections: coral reefs, currents, El Nino, Fisheries, Ice Ages, icebergs, JASON-1 (a satellite), the role of the ocean in weather, satellites and ocean exploration, and waves. Each section culminates with an interactive quiz, links to sources of related real-time data, and a list of additional related links. Also available is a set ... Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14), College (15-16), Graduate / Professional
Resource type: Classroom activity, Computer activity, Curriculum, Guide for instructor, Syllabus, Tutorial, Imagery - remotely sensed, Ref. material, Educational portal, Non-profit portal, Ask an expert, In-situ dataset, Remotely sensed dataset
Subject: Atmospheric science, Biology, Climatology, Cryology, Ecology, Educational theory and practice, Environmental science, Hydrology, Biological oceanography, Chemical oceanography, Physical oceanography
 
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Ocean Planet's six lesson plans are adapted from several themes in the Smithsonian Institution exhibition created to share with the public what recent research has revealed about the oceans and to encourage ocean conservation. "Sea Secrets" explores ocean geography; "Sea Connections" looks at the plants and animals that live in different marine ecosystems. "Ocean Market" identifies and values many ... Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Classroom activity, Curriculum, Guide for instructor, Lesson plan, Map
Subject: Environmental science, Physical geography, Geology, Biological oceanography, Chemical oceanography, Physical oceanography
 
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