We found 92 resources with the concept ocean currents
Coastal Peru: The Amazing Biodiversity of a Coastal EcosystemLesson Planet
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-NaturedLesson Planet
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...
Perpetual OceanLesson Planet
3 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Salty sailors in days gone by used to speak of the seven seas. What they didn't know was that their world was one big ocean! Seaworthy scholars climb aboard an adventure that features the major ocean currents during a lesson from PBS's...
Global Sea Surface Currents and TemperatureLesson Planet
1 min 9th - 12th
Get lost at sea amid colorful ocean currents! Learners discover the patterns of movement and temperature in the North Atlantic's currents through a simulation, part of PBS's Weather and Climate series. The resource contains background...
Ocean Circulation in the North AtlanticLesson Planet
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 RedistributionLesson Planet
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 instructional activity. Scholars work with interactive and print resources to create a...
Seasonal Science: HurricaneLesson Planet
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...
Fluid Streams Affecting WeatherLesson Planet
6th - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
The jet stream can reach speeds of up to 250 miles per hour. Scholars learn about the jet stream and ocean currents as they rotate through stations. They answer questions leading them to understand the impact these fluid streams have on...
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.
The Water Cycle: Heating the OceanLesson Planet
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...
Ocean and Great Lakes Literacy: Principle 1Lesson Planet
3rd - 12th
Is your current lesson plan for salt and freshwater literacy leaving you high and dry? If so, dive into part one of a seven-part series that explores the physical features of Earth's salt and freshwater sources. Junior hydrologists...
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...
Earth's Spheres and Natural ResourcesLesson Planet
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.