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Multimedia Discovery Missions

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
The Multimedia Discovery Missions collection is a series of 13 interactive presentations and activities that introduce young geologists and oceanographers to fundamental concepts involving the Earth’s crust and ocean sea life. Benthos,...
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Telling Tides

For Teachers 6th - 12th
An excellent lesson tidal patterns is here for your middle and high schoolers. In it, learners read a tide chart, determine the high and low tides for a particular place, and learn how to correct for differences in tidal times and...
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Study Jams! Tides

For Students 5th - 9th Standards
The tide will turn in your earth science or oceanography unit when viewers see this clip. They learn that tides are caused by the gravitational pull of our moon, and are even impacted by the gravity of the sun. High, low, neap, and...
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Tides - The Ins and Outs of Tides

For Teachers 6th - 8th
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...
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The Impact of the Sun and Moon on Tides

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
In 150 BC, Seleucus of Seleucia theorized that the moon causes the tides. Scholars learn about what causes tides by studying the interactions of gravity between the sun, moon, and Earth. They use technology to formalize otherwise...
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The Oceans, Waves, Tides & Currents

For Teachers 5th - 7th
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...
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Totally Tides

For Teachers 7th Standards
Surf's up, big kahunas! How do surfers know when the big waves will appear? They use science! Over the course of five days, dive in to the inner workings of tidal waves and learn to predict sea levels with the moon as your guide.
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Moon Phases and Tides

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Here is a terrifc presentation on the Moon, and its phases. Each of the slides focuses on one of the phases of the Moon, giving its name, and the reason why it is in the shape that we see. There is a little bit of information on how the...
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Tides

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Tides go in and tides go out, but how do they relate to gravity and the moon? The video explores the relationship of gravity over distance, tidal force parameters, the battle of the bulges, and tidal lock. It connects not only the ocean...
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The Tides

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
By watching the engaging video, young scholars learn the cause of tides and their effect on the earth and its rotation. The narrator explains the relationship between gravity and the location of the earth in relation to the moon and the...
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Tides

For Students 6th - 12th
Sometimes low, sometimes high, but always in motion! Explore Earth's tidal system in the 10th interactive in a series of 13. Engaging life and earth science students alike, the versatile resource demonstrates cause and effect between...
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Ocean Waves and Tides

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Except for a few blurry photos that you can leave out, this is a succinct, yet purposeful presentation. It explains what causes ocean waves, the parts of a wave, and how they break against a shore. It details the cause of tides and...
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Tide Types

For Teachers 5th - 7th
Students 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...
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Tide Pool Discovery

For Teachers 1st
First graders visit the Discovery Pool, where they use their senses to investigate the different tide pool species. They touch different species. Students describe how each one feels, and what they look like in words. They draw the...
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Astronomy - Sun, Moon, Tides

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Colorful in appearance, but without any photos or graphics, this PowerPoint is best used as a note-taking guide for your lecture. Viewers in your earth science class will discover characteristics and phases of the moon, its role in...
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What is a Tide?

For Teachers 4th - 8th
The sun and the moon work together to cause the gravitational force that we see in the ocean's tides. Learn all about tides, gravitational force, and when they occur. A quick answer to a big question, perfect for grades 3-6.
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Tides

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Low tides, high tides, spring tides, neap tides, diurnal tides, semidiurnal tides, mixed tides ... just how many types of tides are there? The 10th installment of a 23-part NOAA Enrichment in Marine sciences and Oceanography (NEMO)...
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Changing With the Tide

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students research and they role-play the behavior of plants and animals in a salt marsh habitat as the tides change.
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Tides, Sound Waves, and Stock Markets

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
Help pupils see the world through the eyes of a mathematician. As they examine tide patterns, sound waves, and stock market patterns using trigonometric functions, learners create scatter plots and write best-fit functions. 
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Tides, Eclipses, Day and Night, and Seasons

For Students 6th - 8th
In this earth science worksheet, students use the clues given at the bottom of the sheet to complete the crossword puzzle on tides, eclipses, day and night, and the seasons of the year. There are 17 clues to solve in the puzzle.
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Ocean Tides

For Teachers 9th
Ninth graders determine the causes of tides. For this earth science lesson, 9th graders create marigrams from local tide data and label the neap and spring tides. They compare them with other parts of the world.
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Tides & Lunar Cycles

For Teachers 4th - 12th
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...
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The Moon Phases and Tides

For Students 8th
In this phases of the moon and tides worksheet, 8th graders answer 11 questions about the moon, label the phases of the moon, study a tide chart and make a tide graph and answer 4 questions.
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Activity 2: Salinity & Tides

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students explore the effects of tides and salinity on an estuary. In 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...