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The Vast Oceans DLESE Reviewed Collection
This site provides background information about the relationship between ocean currents and surface winds. There are links to images, JPL missions and instruments, and an El Nino site.
Intended for grade levels:
  • Primary (K-2)
  • Intermediate (3-5)
  • Middle (6-8)
  • High (9-12)
  • College (13-14)
  • College (15-16)
  • Graduate / Professional
Type of resource:
  • Visual:
    • Photograph
    • Visualization - scientific
  • Text:
    • Report
  • Portal:
    • Government
Subject:
  • Atmospheric science
  • Ecology
  • Hydrology
  • Ocean Sciences:
    • Physical oceanography
  • Physics
  • Space science
  • Technology
Technical requirements:
No specific technical requirements, just a browser required
Cost / Copyright:
No cost
JPL authored documents are sponsored by NASA under Contract NAS7-030010. All documents available from this server may be protected under the U.S. and Foreign Copyright Laws. Permission to reproduce may be required.
DLESE Catalog ID: NASA-Edmall-2311
Educational standards:
  • National Science Education Standards (NSES):
    • 5-8:
      • Unifying concepts and processes:
        • Evidence, models, and explanation
    • 9-12:
      • Unifying concepts and processes:
        • Evidence, models, and explanation
      • D - Earth and space science:
        • Origin and evolution of the universe
      • E - Science and technology:
        • Understandings about science and technology
Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Contributor: NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory