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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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This project is developing an interactive map and data analysis tools where students can explore and quantify patterns in animal tracks by taking measurements, such as speed and diving depth, to support hypotheses about marine animal behavior. The interface then supports students in relating these behaviors to fluctuations and trends in physical oceanographic variables, such as sea surface temperature ... Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12), College (13-14), College (15-16)
Resource type: Computer activity, Guide for instructor, Lesson plan, In-situ dataset, Remotely sensed dataset
Subject: Biology, Biological oceanography, Chemical oceanography, Physical oceanography
 
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This Web site offers a review of the surface circulation of Earth's ocean and classroom investigations appropriate for various disciplines at the high school level. Articles and video interviews about ocean current research, interactive data visualizes, news articles, simplified models, teacher and student guides are included. This site highlights use on-line satellite data of Earth for understanding ... Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12), Graduate / Professional
Resource type: Lesson plan, Ref. material, Educational portal
Subject: 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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Three-dimensional General Circulation Models divide the ocean into a rectangular grid with layered vertical columns. This North Atlantic model uses a 1-6-degree grid with 37 layers. It captured 30 years of velocity, sea-surface temperature, and salinity. The model realistically separates the Gulf Stream from the Florida coast. A feature as small as the Gulf Stream had not appeared in lower-resolution ... Full description.
Grade level: College (13-14), College (15-16), Graduate / Professional
Resource type: Visualization - scientific
Subject: 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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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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This on-line expedition focuses on the flow of ocean water along with its climatic impact and environmental consequences. Learning objectives include an awareness that ocean waters are constantly on the move, that ocean currents influence climate and living conditions for plants and animals, even on land, and that currents flow in complex patterns affected by wind, the water's salinity and heat content, ... Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12), College (13-14), College (15-16)
Resource type: Computer activity, Module / Unit, Illustration - scientific, Map
Subject: Physical oceanography
 
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