Sites for Teachers

Rip Current Safety

This page addresses the what, when, how and why of rip currents. It addresses misconceptions and gives several concrete safety tips.
http://www.ripcurrents.noaa.gov/overview.shtml

Rip Current Science

Overview of why and where rip currents form.
http://www.ripcurrents.noaa.gov/science.shtml

Jet Stream - Rip Currents

This page contains the 9th lesson in a series of 10 regarding the Ocean. It contains 3 subtopics: Introduction, Where''s the RIP? and Break the Grip! This page addresses definition, location, misconceptions and safety tips.
http://www.srh.noaa.gov/srh/jetstream/ocean/ripcurrents.htm

Tides

This page is a gateway to lessons and support materials for teachers to develop a curriculum on the causes and impact of tides
http://www.education.noaa.gov/Ocean_and_Coasts/Tides.html

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