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Gulf Stream Voyage
Use real-time data to investigate the driving forces behind the Gulf Stream, learn how it affects the Atlantic Ocean, and explore how it affects mankind on a daily basis. This website provides classroom activities in science, math, history and language arts. Use the material as a complete tutorial, or use pieces individually to supplement traditional classroom lessons. Many external links that provide a wealth of information and data.
Intended for grade levels:
  • Intermediate (3-5)
  • Middle (6-8)
  • High (9-12)
Type of resource:
  • For the classroom:
    • Classroom activity
    • Lesson plan
    • Module / Unit
    • Tutorial
  • Text:
    • Ref. material
  • Dataset:
    • In-situ
Subject:
  • Environmental science
  • Ocean Sciences:
    • Biological oceanography
    • Chemical oceanography
    • Physical oceanography
Technical requirements:
No specific technical requirements, just a browser required
Cost / Copyright:
No cost
Copyright and other use information is unknown. Please consult the resource directly for the latest information.
DLESE Catalog ID: BRIDGE-986
Educational standards:
  • National Science Education Standards (NSES):
    • 5-8:
      • A - Science as inquiry:
        • Understanding about scientific inquiry
      • B - Physical science:
        • Motion and forces
        • Properties and changes of properties in matter
        • Transfer of energy
      • C - Life science:
        • Population and ecosystems
      • D - Earth and space science:
        • Structure of the earth system
    • 9-12:
      • A - Science as inquiry:
        • Understandings about scientific inquiry
      • B - Physical science:
        • Interactions of energy and matter
        • Motions and forces
      • C - Life science:
        • Interdependence of organisms
        • Matter, energy, and organization in living systems
      • D - Earth and space science:
        • Energy in the earth system
Related resources:
This resource is referenced by 'Center for Improved Engineering and Science Education (CIESE)'
Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Publisher: Stevens Institute of Technology
Center for Improved Engineering and Science Education (CIESE)