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Unit from Smithsonian multidisciplinary ocean curriculum. Lesson plan focuses on ocean bottom features including continental shelf, deep ocean plain, and mid-ocean ridges. Students study the discovery and mapping of seafloor features, learn to read seafloor maps, then create a map of Atlantic seafloor features. Unit includes: background essay; teacher instructions; maps and forms for student activity; ... Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8)
Resource type: Classroom activity, Lesson plan
Subject: Geology, Physical oceanography
 
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This infographic present ocean-related facts and figures along a vertical scale of ocean depth. Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8)
Resource type: Illustration - artistic, Illustration - scientific, Ref. material
Subject: Biological oceanography, Chemical oceanography, Physical oceanography
 
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This site contains information about the general model geologists have developed to explain how most mountain ranges form. This model suggests that mountain building involves three stages, which are accumulation of sediments, an orogenic period of rock deformation and crustal uplift, and a period of crustal uplift caused by isostatic rebound and block-faulting. The later two stages of this model involve ... Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12), College (13-14)
Resource type: Illustration - scientific, Map, Ref. material
Subject: Geology, Geophysics
 
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In this activity, students will gain an understanding of how geologists determine rates of sea floor spreading between two tectonic plates. Using a strip map of the North Atlantic seafloor, they will measure distances and note the ages of the strips of seafloor basalt. They will also gain experience applying some basic, useful mathematical concepts such as the calculation and use of velocities and ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Classroom activity, Guide for instructor
Subject: Geologic time, Geology, Structural geology
 
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Classroom activities based on how scientists study active volcanoes on the deep ocean floor. Activities include: locating an earthquake epicenter, recording geological and biological information during an ocean floor traverse, creating cross-section profiles of the ocean floor, and graphing seafloor data. Resources include videos and teacher guides. Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14), Graduate / Professional
Resource type: Field trip - virtual, Module / Unit, Map, Photograph, Video, Visualization - scientific, Glossary, Ref. material, In-situ dataset
Subject: Ecology, Environmental science, Geochemistry, Geology, Biological oceanography, Chemical oceanography, Physical oceanography, Technology
 
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This website contains paleogeographic and plate tectonic reconstructions organized by geologic period. Users select a geologic period, and receive a summary of the major events that occurred during that period, a paleogeographic map, tectonics and sedimentation of the North Atlantic region, and global tectonic features from that time. Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12), College (13-14), College (15-16), Graduate / Professional
Resource type: Illustration - scientific, Map, Visualization - scientific, Ref. material
Subject: Physical geography, Geologic time, Geology, Structural geology
 
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Over the years, the combined ocean drilling programs (Deep Sea Drilling Project, Ocean Drilling Program, and Integrated Ocean Drilling Program) have recovered thousands of cores from beneath the ocean floor. Students can study a brief synopsis of some of the most important discoveries made from these cores by clicking on an interactive map which shows sampling locations where major discoveries were ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14)
Resource type: Computer activity, Map, Photograph, Ref. material
Subject: Climatology, Environmental science, Geology, Mineralogy or petrology
 
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On the Pacific Northwest an oceanic tectonic plate (Juan de Fuca) is being pulled and driven (subducted) beneath the North American continental plate. Earthquakes generated along that fault may produce local tsunamis. Local tsunamis are those generated by earthquakes near the coast. This site provides links to external webpages describing the physics behind a tsunami. Resources featured in the links ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Case study, Photograph, Ref. material, Non-profit portal
Subject: Physical geography, Geology, Natural hazards, Physical oceanography
 
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Join Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution scientists on research cruises to mid-ocean ridges, hydrothermal vents, seamounts and more. Virtual expeditions provide includes objectives, background, daily updates, scientist interviews, slide shows and video clips, activities and glossary. Fact sheets with interactive graphics cover deep ocean circulation, oceanography's history, ice ages, plate tectonics, ... Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Classroom activity, Computer activity, Field trip - virtual, Tutorial, Illustration - scientific, Photograph, Video, Glossary, Ref. material, Ask an expert
Subject: Biology, Geology, Biological oceanography, Chemical oceanography, Physical oceanography
 
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This guide introduces educators to the classroom use of oceanographic data from the Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute (MBARI). MBARI provides near real-time, quality controlled data on surface and subsurface temperature and salinity; CO2 and O2 concentrations; and relative fluorescence, used by scientists to better understand the Monterey Bay ecosystem and draw parallels to the ocean as a whole. ... Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12), College (13-14)
Resource type: Classroom activity, Computer activity, Guide for instructor
Subject: Atmospheric science, Ecology, Educational theory and practice, Geology, Biological oceanography, Physical oceanography
 
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