We found 92 resources with the concept ocean currents
Coastal Peru: The Amazing Biodiversity of a Coastal Ecosystem
45 mins 3rd - 8th
Peru's coastal ecosystem is only one of the country's amazing features. But travelers don't need passports, expensive plane tickets, or heavy suitcases to examine the biodiversity of coastal Peru. Armed with a field trip log and graphic...
Invertebrates and Ocean Mixing - De-Natured
9 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
It's time to mix things up! Introduce biology scholars to the latest topic in marine research—invertebrates! The third installment in a five-part series of Invertebrates lessons explains the hypothesis that tiny, migrating shrimp are...
Ocean Circulation in the North Atlantic
9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Swirling and churning, the waters of the North Atlantic play a vital role in Earth's climate! Discover the many factors that produce circulation using a multimedia lesson from PBS's Weather and Climate series for high schoolers. Scholars...
The Ocean and Climate: Heat Redistribution
9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Here on Earth, heat goes with the flow! Young climatologists dive in to the connection between ocean currents and heat distribution during a science lesson. Scholars work with interactive and print resources to create a thorough...
Seasonal Science: Hurricane
4 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Winter, spring, summer, fall, and hurricanes? With the help of a video that is part of a larger Seasonal Science series, learn why hurricanes have a season all their own. Viewers integrate knowledge of the causes of hurricanes, factors...
The Water Cycle: Heating the Ocean
1 min 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
There is more to the water cycle than simply rain and evaporation! The first installment in a four-part series explores the solar heating of the ocean through three satellite animations. The animations offer different views of the earth...
Understanding the C’s: Wind Circulation, Coriolis Effect, Surface Currents, Ocean Currents and Climate
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...
Earth's Spheres and Natural Resources
3rd - 8th
The geosphere, exosphere, hydrosphere, and atmosphere are Earth's four main spheres. Surprisingly, all of these spheres work together providing us with resources, weather, plants, climate, and a place to live. Here is a collection of videos that explores Earth's spheres and the effect of their interactions on the planet. Note: The videos are organized in the order they are meant for viewing.