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The Ocean World site has a wide variety of information regarding the ocean. Established by Texas A and M University's Jason Project, Ocean World provides a wealth of information on weather, forams, icebergs, fisheries, coral reefs, waves, El Nino, currents and more. The site contains information for both students and teachers. The teacher section of the site contains background information on all ... Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14), College (15-16), Graduate / Professional
Resource type: Classroom activity, Computer activity, Curriculum, Guide for instructor, Syllabus, Tutorial, Imagery - remotely sensed, Ref. material, Educational portal, Non-profit portal, Ask an expert, In-situ dataset, Remotely sensed dataset
Subject: Atmospheric science, Biology, Climatology, Cryology, Ecology, Educational theory and practice, Environmental science, Hydrology, Biological oceanography, Chemical oceanography, Physical oceanography
 
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This guide provides educators with information on the classroom use of buoy data from the Global Drifter Program. This data is produced by an array of over 1000 drifting buoys, monitored by satellite, that make measurements of sea surface temperature (SST) and surface velocity. It is used to track ocean currents and measure properties such as sea surface temperature, salinity, wind speed, and atmospheric ... Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12), College (13-14)
Resource type: Classroom activity, Computer activity, Guide for instructor
Subject: Atmospheric science, Educational theory and practice, Physical oceanography
 
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In this activity, students learn what happens to cool, deep water in the ocean when the warm surface water is moved away. As they demonstrate the process of upwelling, they will understand the concept that wind patterns and currents may cause cold water to rise from deeper areas. Background information, a materials list, and instructions are provided. This activity is designed to accompany the film ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8)
Resource type: Lab activity
Subject: Physical oceanography, Physics
 
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The oceans are in constant flux. The movement of ocean water is readily observable in the rise and fall of the tides and the continual lapping of waves along the coastlines of continents and islands. Less obvious is the network of currents that constantly circulates ocean water from one side of the globe to another. This map illustrates the network of currents known as the great ocean conveyor belt, ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Illustration - scientific
Subject: Physical oceanography
 
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This lesson on the cause of currents and water circulation in the Arctic Ocean will require students to investigate the influence of salinity and temperature on the density of seawater to determine what factors drive water circulation in the Arctic Ocean. Students identify the primary driving forces for ocean currents and infer the type of water circulation to be expected in the Arctic Ocean, given ... Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12)
Resource type: Lesson plan
Subject: Chemical oceanography, Physical oceanography
 
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This collection of classroom activities covers ocean study topics such as climate and the degree to which the ocean controls climate, physical properties of the ocean (density, salinity, currents, and others), and the scale of ocean life and life support structures. Each activity features an overview, concepts, a materials list, and instructions. Highlighted terms are linked to a glossary. Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12)
Resource type: Classroom activity, Glossary
Subject: Biological oceanography, Chemical oceanography, Physical oceanography
 
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Navigational tools and methods of early voyagers provide the background and contrast to the satellite images and models used today. Students complete mapping activities based on historical data from Columbus and Blith. Students will also use a computer model of ocean currents to investigate the movement of objects drifting on the ocean surface. Note that this is lesson one of five on the Ocean Motion ... Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12)
Resource type: Classroom activity, Guide for instructor, Map, Visualization - scientific
Subject: History and philosophy of science, Hydrology, Mathematics, Physical oceanography, Physics
 
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This site contains links to course information, outlines, summaries and computer-based drills and exercises, called Virtual Voyages, for an Introductory Oceanography class at San Francisco State University. Virtual Voyages engage students outside of the classroom and cover such topics as the seafloor, earthquakes, plates, ocean currents, beach waves, tides and habitat. There are also links to the ... Full description.
Grade level: College (13-14), College (15-16), Graduate / Professional
Resource type: Course
Subject: Biological oceanography, Chemical oceanography
 
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In this activity students use the Web to explore the energies that influence the ocean such as surface circulation, currents, waves, tides, and vertical motion. They are faced with three problems and are asked to choose one of the three and go on a fact finding mission. They can either answer the question, "What causes waves and why are they different in size and shape?", discuss how waves are both ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Computer activity
Subject: Physical oceanography
 
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This resource offers access to a variety of materials, including general information about COOL, a photo gallery, press releases, talks and papers, and research projects. There are links to archived and real-time ocean data (sea surface temperature, surface currents and waves, autonomous glider data), and an "underwater weather forecast". Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12), College (13-14), College (15-16)
Resource type: In-situ dataset, Remotely sensed dataset
Subject: Biological oceanography, Physical oceanography
 
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