Deep Ocean Currents : Links for Teachers

Ocean Exploration Lesson Plan

Students in grades 9–12 learn how scientists explore the mysteries of the ocean with new technologies and tools. The deep ocean provides artifacts, new plants and animals that benefit humans, and a chance to study plate tectonics.
http://oceanservice.noaa.gov/education/classroom/lessons/05_oe
_explor.pdf


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Ocean Currents

Johns Hopkins's Applied Physics Laboratory presents three topics in ocean currents, "Gulf Stream," "Conveyor Belt," and "Mediterranean." The topics are readily understandable by middle and high school students.
http://fermi.jhuapl.edu/student/currents/index.html

Features: Hands-on Investigation, Lesson Ideas, Graphics/Multimedia, Assessment           

 

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