Find a
Resource
Select grade level(s) Select resource type(s) Select collection(s) Select standard(s) Skip navigation Digital Library for Earth System Education
Digital Library for Earth System Education
Search tips
NOS Tides and Water Levels Discovery Kit
National Ocean Service (NOS) scientists collect, study, predict and disseminate information about tides and water levels. Tutorial introduces the causes and variations of tides and currents, their impacts on human activities, navigation and organisms. Lesson plans include data for classroom activities, as well as resource links and teacher guides. A NSTA SciLinks selected site.
Intended for grade levels:
  • Middle (6-8)
  • High (9-12)
Type of resource:
  • For the classroom:
    • Lesson plan
  • Text:
    • Index / Bibliography
    • Ref. material
  • Portal:
    • Educational
Subject:
  • Ocean Sciences:
    • Biological oceanography
    • Physical oceanography
  • Technology
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-NOAA-1486
Educational standards:
  • National Science Education Standards (NSES):
    • 9-12:
      • Unifying concepts and processes:
        • Evidence, models, and explanation
      • A - Science as inquiry:
        • Abilities necessary to do scientific inquiry
      • C - Life science:
        • Matter, energy, and organization in living systems
      • D - Earth and space science:
        • Energy in the earth system
        • Origin and evolution of the earth system
Related resources:
This resource is part of 'NOAA's National Ocean Service: Education'
Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Publisher: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)
National Ocean Service (NOS)