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Tides at the Battery, New York
In this exercise, students use online data, spreadsheets, and graphs to analyze tidal fluctuations at the Battery in New York. They will be asked to examine and compare the observed and predicted tides, and then make their own predictions.
Intended for grade levels:
  • Middle (6-8)
  • High (9-12)
Type of resource:
  • For the classroom:
    • Classroom activity
    • Computer activity
Subject:
  • Ocean Sciences:
    • Physical oceanography
Technical requirements:
Lesson requires Microsoft Word
Spreadsheets and graphs require Microsoft Excel
Cost / Copyright:
No cost
Copyright 2005, Charles A. Burrows
DLESE Catalog ID: NYIC-000-000-000-009
Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Author: Charles A. Burrows
Spring Valley High School

Contact: Steve Kluge
No intitutional affiliation