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Visualizations Useful for Teaching Tides
This site houses a collection of web-based visual resources suitable for teaching about tides. Visualizations include photos, simple animations, animated maps and field videos. Resources can be integrated into lectures, labs, classes, or other activities about tides, their distribution in space and time, their role in sedimentary processes, and their use as an energy source.
Intended for grade levels:
  • Middle (6-8)
  • High (9-12)
  • College (13-14)
  • College (15-16)
Type of resource:
  • Visual:
    • Illustration - scientific
    • Map
    • Photograph
    • Video
    • Visualization - scientific
  • Text:
    • Abstract / Summary
  • Services:
    • Clearinghouse
  • Ocean Sciences:
    • Physical oceanography
Technical requirements:
No specific technical requirements, just a browser required
Cost / Copyright:
No cost
The reuse and dissemination of the material on this site for educational, noncommercial purposes is allowed long as attribution is retained. To this end the material on this site is offered under a Creative Commons license, the terms of which can be found at:
DLESE Catalog ID: SERC-NAGT-000-000-000-739
Related resources:
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Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Editor: Dr Jeff P Crabaugh
University of Wyoming and Carleton College - Science Education Resource Center