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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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Lesson Plan #3 ~ Ocean Currents

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders experiment to understand the ocean's currents.  In this ocean current activity, 6th graders complete an experiment with two bottles of water and an index card to discover information about the ocean current.  Students...
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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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What do You Know About Marine Biology

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
New ReviewShow me what you know about the sea. Learners answer 10 questions about marine biology. The questions range from what evidence points to the origin of life to the biggest threat to oceans.
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Investigating Sea Level Using Real Data

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
The news reports on rising sea level, but how do scientists measure this rise? Scholars use NOAA data including maps, apps, and images to work through five levels of activities related to sea level. Each level in the series adds a new...
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Coastline Change

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Continental drift happens over millions of years, but new perspective shows much faster changes. An informative resource offers a short term perspective using a series of satellite images. Viewers observe major changes to a coastline in...
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Global Ocean Currents

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
What forces drive the ocean's currents? Science scholars observe global ocean currents at different depths to explore their characteristics and patterns. Part of PBS's Weather and Climate series, the resource includes teaching...
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A Never-Ending Supply

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
If renewable energy means a never-ending supply of power, why aren't we already using it? A brief video clip, part of a large Energy unit from NOVA, discusses the limitless energy humans obtain from solar, geothermal, and tidal sources....
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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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Everything You Should Know about Trappist-1 Exoplanets

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Have we found the next Earth? Join the host of an interesting physics series as she learns what scientists know about the planets orbiting the star Trappist-1 during an engaging video. Astronomers discuss how they located the system,...
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Slow Motion Science! Ferrofluid Dropping on Magnet

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Put the fun in physics with ferrofluid! Aside from making cool shapes when it interacts with a magnet, what else can we learn from ferrofluid? A video from an extensive physics playlist examines the similarities between the...
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Tidal Locking—Why Do We Only See One Side of the Moon?

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Turn to the dark side ... of the moon, that is! Young space explorers learn why the dark side of the moon is never visible here on Earth in an animated video. The resource shows how the moon formed, its dizzying early orbiting pattern,...
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Energy from the Oceans

For Students 6th - 12th
Can Earth's oceans produce a steady supply of clean energy? Scholars explore the uses of tidal and thermal energy in the 11th installment of a 13-part series about ocean-based alternative energy sources. Learners examine the current...
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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 Currents

For Students 6th - 12th
Go with the flow! The eighth installment in a 13-part series has earth science students dive in to the world's system of ocean currents. The interactive illustrates the different types and depths of currents, how wind and gravity...
12:00
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Binary and Multiple Stars

For Students 6th - 12th
Twinkle, twinkle little star(s)? Many of the stars above us are not alone! The narrator in the video explains the delicate balance present in binary and multiple star systems. Pupils learn about stars that orbit one another—and even...
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Jupiter's Moon

For Students 6th - 12th
You'll be over the moon for an out-of-this-world video! Introduce your class to Jupiter's many moons with a brief but interesting resource. The narrator tells the stories of the four largest bodies, explains why Jupiter has attracted so...
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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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What Is The Ocean?

For Students 4th - 8th
Go on a tour of the ocean through the lens of a scientist. Learners read maps of the ocean floor, study tide behavior, examine wave motion, and analyze components of soil. Each lesson incorporates a hands-on component.
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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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Why Does the Ocean have Waves?

For Students 4th Standards
Six short answer questions challenge scholars to show what they know after reading an informational text that examines waves—what they are, what causes them, and how different Earth factors affect their size and strength.   
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Navigation in the Ancient Mediterranean and Beyond

For Teachers 9th - 11th Standards
Ancient texts, like Homer's Odyssey, mentions navigating ships by observing constellations. Pupils learn about the link between history and astronomy as they relate to navigation in the Bronze Age. Scholars complete two hands-on...
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Renewable Energy Resources: Part 1

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Non-renewable resources will not last forever, so what are the next steps when it comes to energy? Luckily, renewable energy resources exist to create our electricity. The video explains how wind and water energy can be transferred to...
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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...