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The Oceans, Waves, Tides & Currents
Your introductory lesson to oceanography can be outlined with this apropos presentation. It touches on the physical features of the ocean floor, waves, tides, and currents. One small issue is that some of the graphics are not of the clearest quality; you may want to take the time to update them.
5th - 7th Science 9 Views 10 Downloads
Exploring Tide Pools
Young scholars complete pre reading, writing, during reading, and interdisciplinary activities for the book Exploring Tide Pools. In this reading lesson plan, students complete journal entries, go over vocabulary, answer short answer questions, have discussions, and more.
3rd - 5th Language Arts 3 Views 45 Downloads
Pupils calculate the effect of the moon's gravity on tides. In this earth science lesson plan, students use data and plot a graph of tidal data available on the Internet. Pupils complete comprehension questions and draw diagrams of the moon influence on the tides.
7th - 9th Science 34 Views 120 Downloads
Flood Tide Book Quiz
In this book facts worksheet, students complete 7 multiple choice questions about the book, "Flood Tide." These questions contain concepts such as choosing the correct author, who published the book, when it was on the New York Times best seller list, and more.
6th - Higher Ed Language Arts 3 Views 10 Downloads
Activity 2: Salinity & Tides
High schoolers explore the effects of tides and salinity on an estuary. For this salinity and tides lesson plan, students complete 3 activities which help them understand estuarine systems. They study the tides in the Chesapeake Bay, they study the salinity where the York River meets the bay and they study the interaction of the tides and a river flow.
9th - 12th Science 12 Views 56 Downloads
Tide Gauge Sleuths
Students interpret marigrams for information on tsunami. In this environmental science lesson, students study their group marigram and share analysis with their classmates. They explain how tide gauge data is used to understand and help prepare for tsunamis.
9th - 12th Science 3 Views 9 Downloads
Tides & Lunar Cycles
Students demonstrate how the moon affects the tides, a neap tide, and spring tides by using their bodies as models. After students observe the model they created, they draw and label the diagram on a provided worksheet. They then log onto the NOAA website to access tide data and make a graph.
4th - 12th Science 39 Views 305 Downloads
Tides - The Ins and Outs of Tides
Get your junior oceanographers to generate tidal prediction graphs on an interactive website. They will feel like experts in the field, or shall we say, experts in the ocean! This is a brief, but worthwhile activity that could be used to support your lesson on the causes and behavior of tides.
6th - 8th Science 15 Views 74 Downloads
Young scholars record hourly reading for water height for 24 hours and determine whether a location experiences diurnal, semi-diurnal or mixed tides. Links are present for the information. Students predict high and low tide, and answer a set of associated questions.
5th - 7th Science 5 Views 36 Downloads
Tides and Currents
Students research and describe how currents are formed. In groups, they relate specific terms to the formation of currents and locate different currents on a world map. They also examine tides, how they are formed and how they are predicted.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 30 Downloads
Of Tides and Time
Middle schoolers use the internet to research how the time of day affects the tides. They work together to develop a demonstration of the tide patterns for a month. They create a chart showing the relationship between tides and the phases of the moon.
6th - 8th Science 3 Views 23 Downloads