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33 resources with the concept sonar

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LIDAR: Mapping with Lasers

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
We would be lost without maps! How are they made? Introduce junior topographers to LIDAR technology with a fascinating activity. Set up a mock city, then have learners operate a laser measure to determine the shape of the landscape using...
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Sonar & Echolocation

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
A well-designed, comprehensive, and attractive slide show supports direct instruction on how sonar and echolocation work. Contained within the slides are links to interactive websites and instructions for using apps on a mobile device to...
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Ping!

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Using "mystery bathymetry" shoeboxes, young explorers simulate sonar action to map out the topography of an un-viewable landscape. This classic activity helps physical oceanography learners understand how sonar works. It would be...
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PS4C - Information Technologies and Instrumentation

For Teachers K - 12th Standards
It's time to get technical! Technical doesn't have to be tricky, though—even in the lower grades. A short video discussing standard PS4C, Information Technologies and Instrumentation, leads you through the surprisingly simple side of...
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Watching in 3D

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Bring the ocean floor to life! Earth science scholars discover the process of deep sea mapping in the third installment in a series of five lessons about ocean exploration. The teacher's guide includes helpful resources, worksheets, and...
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Mapping the Deep-Ocean Floor

For Teachers 7th - 8th
How do you create a map of the ocean floor without getting wet? Middle school oceanographers discover the process of bathymetric mapping in the third installment in a five-part series of lessons designed for seventh and eighth graders....
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Bathymetry: Mapping Mystery Bay

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Topographic maps show elevation on the ground level while bathymetry maps show the depth of features below sea level. Young scientists use simple tools to measure the hidden surface inside a box. This data helps them draw their own...
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Why We Sucked at Counting Fish (Until Now)

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Are there more fish in the ocean or stars in the galaxy? The video begins with explaining the old method for estimating the number of fish in the ocean. Then it details the new method using SONAR. The differences in estimates lead to...
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Seafloor: Sonar Boats

For Students 9th - 12th
An interactive that teaches about sonar sure sounds like fun! Junior oceanographers study the uses of sonar, past and present, in an engaging interactive. The content demonstrates how sonar works, why sound waves are a great tool for...
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Plots of Polar Coordinates: Submarine Sonar

For Students 11th - Higher Ed Standards
Find the location of enemy submarines with a sonar display that doubles as a polar coordinate system. Pupils find polar coordinates that would be the same location of plotted submarines. They then determine multiple polar coordinates...
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Sound

For Teachers 11th - Higher Ed Standards
Beautiful music doesn't just write itself, but if you ever feel bad about procrastinating, remember that Mozart wrote the overture to Don Giovanni the morning it premiered. Introduce young scientists to the elements of sound including...
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Technology II

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Ping, ping, ping. The last installment of a 23-part NOAA Enrichment in Marine sciences and Oceanography (NEMO) program explores technology use in marine studies, such as sonar. Activity involves simulating sonar techniques to identify a...
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The Unseen Ocean Floor

For Teachers 2nd - 10th
Students build ocean floor structures, then map and model an unfamiliar ocean floor. They are introduced to bathymetry and sea floor features, and discover one of the most widely usd methods for studying the ocean.
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Finding Ocean Depth

For Students 7th - 12th
How to oceanographers measure the sea's depth? Your scientists will step into their shoes in this application worksheet, first reading about how the speed of sound and a simple formula give scientists a depth estimation. Students...
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Echoes: What Animals Can Teach Scientists

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students study how scientists like Robert Ballard use sonar to investigate the depths of the ocean. They see that some animals have an unusual way of figuring out what is around them in the dark. They study the echolocation capabilities...
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See That Sound?

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers investigate sonar systems used to obtain information about the seafloor. In this hydrography lesson plan, students learn about measuring and describing the physical features of bodies of water using sonar systems. High...
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Seeing Sound & Sonar

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Students make inferences based on different sounds that they hear. In this inferences lesson plan, students will hear sounds of different objects and describe the sounds based on what they hear. They will answer various questions about...
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TE Lesson: Habitat Mapping

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers examine the current technologies used in mapping resources in the marine environment. They look at remote sensing, sounding, and underwater vehicles. They examine image from the benthic habitat produced by the GIS in...
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Sonar Mapping of the Ocean Floor

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders participate in an experiment that emulates a sonar signal bouncing off the ocean floor. They determine how the ocean floor is measured by the length of time it takes for the sonar signal to return. They work with a wooden...
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Ping!

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders study side-scan sonar and discover how it can be used to locate objects underwater. They complete a sonar simulation activity in which they create and map mystery landscapes inside shoeboxes.
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Finding the Way

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers identify and research navigational tools used in deep sea explorations. They are introduced to a compass, the Global Positioning System and sonar technology and then describe their uses in underwater exploration.
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2005 Grade 8 Science Released Test Questions

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Here is a collection of 22 multiple-choice questions on topics from the physical and life sciences. Apparently they came from an 8th grade comprehensive science exam and have been released for public use. They may serve as a sufficient...
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Marine Equipment and Vessels

For Teachers 6th - 8th
During the first week of an oceanography unit, you can show this presentation to introduce viewers to oceanography vessels and equipment. The order of the slides in incohesive; it fluctuates between submersibles and exploration...
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See That Sound?

For Teachers 9th - 11th
Pupils study sonar and will explain the concept of it and its major components.  In this design lesson students build a low-cost sonar system.