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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...
Investigating the Effect of Salinity on the Density and Stability of WaterLesson Planet
6th - 8th
Water with varying amounts of dissolved salt are dyed and then used to compare densities. The objective is to discover the effect of salinity, and therefore density, on ocean water on the stability of the ocean. Many branches of science...
Sea Surface Temperature, Salinity, and DensityLesson Planet
9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Earth's vast ocean is full of mysteries! Science scholars discover the big-picture properties that influence its characteristics at different latitudes using a lesson from PBS's Weather and Climate series. After completing a background...
Finding the Deep Water Masses of the Atlantic OceanLesson Planet
9th - 12th
Students describe the role of density in driving deep ocean currents and the density layers of the ocean. They determine that the ocean is one continuous body of water with global currents that interact, with water surrounding all...
Understanding the C’s: Wind Circulation, Coriolis Effect, Surface Currents, Ocean Currents and ClimateLesson Planet
7th CCSS: Designed
There's more to climate than just the weather — explore the different components that affect weather with an enlightening resource. A hands-on unit takes an inquiry-based approach to studying wind and ocean currents. Learners discover...
Saltwater: Nifty Aqueous Colorful LayersLesson Planet
6th - 8th
A classic investigation on the density of liquids is explained for you in this lesson plan. Te begin, you prepare water samples of different salinities and then add different food coloring to keep them separated and easily identified....