Ocean Waves Teacher Resources
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Study Jams! Waves & CurrentsLesson Planet
3 mins 4th - 9th CCSS: Adaptable
Ocean lovers hang ten as they watch this film about waves and currents. What causes waves? What is a current? Learn this and more from Sam as he explains why RJ was struggling to surf the gnarly waves. Have your class watch this at home...
How Science Explains Monster WavesLesson Planet
6 mins 9th - Higher Ed CCSS: Adaptable
Ride the learning wave in an episode of a comprehensive physics playlist. Youth learn about the existence of rogue ocean waves and their behaviors. The instructor discusses the chaotic effects of multiple wave collisions.
A Day in the Life of an Ocean ExplorerLesson Planet
5th - 12th CCSS: Designed
What's life like aboard an ocean exploration vessel? Junior oceanographers examine the important role of communication in ocean research in lesson two of a five-part series from NOAA. The materials introduce the class to life on board...
Ocean Confetti!Lesson Planet
3 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Microplastics exist in our oceans from the Arctic to the Antarctic. Polluting the ocean with plastics creates these microplastics that are so durable they do not break down into organic materials. The video points out that scientists...
The Motion of the OceanLesson Planet
5 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
What drives the ocean's motion? Get your class moving toward understanding by using this video. Viewers find that thermohaline circulation is caused by the concentration gradients of temperature and salinity. Using adorable animation in...
Plumbing the Deep-Using Sound Waves to SeeLesson Planet
3rd - 5th
Students explore and learn about the concept of echolocation. For this echolocation lesson, students explore how animals and engineers use echolocation (seeing under water) and sound waves to look and hear things under the deep water.