Ocean Currents

Students examine ocean currents. In this investigative lesson, students examine ocean currents and the relationship between the ocean, our atmosphere, and the weather. They will create a model of an ocean current.

7th - 8th Science 33 Views 107 Downloads
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Subjects
Earth Science
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Instructional Design
Inquiry-Based Learning
Duration
1 hr

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