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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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Wind Effects- A Case Study

For Teachers 5th - 7th
Students explore hurricanes.  In this weather data interpretation instructional activity, students draw conclusions about the impact of Hurricane Floyd as it related to weather conditions. Students read and interpret a tide data table, a...
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Seas in Motion

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Students analyze wave movement. In this Science lesson, students use items that float to observe waves and currents. Students record and discuss their observations.
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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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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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Survival Zone: The Intertidal Zone

For Teachers 4th - 7th
Students determine water level tidal predictions for a given place for the next month, current status of the area and the local weather. Links are provided for the information. Students answer questions based on the information found,...
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Tide Types

For Teachers 5th - 7th
Learners 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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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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Marine Biology - The Story of Waves

For Teachers 5th - 8th
When teaching about the movement of water in the ocean, this PowerPoint will be a terrific support. It covers how waves break and how they are generated. The causes of tides and tsunamis are also detailed. A couple of changes could make...
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Science Jeopardy

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Water, currents, waves, salt marshes, and The Chesapeake Bay make up the categories for this Jeopardy-style game. In terms of functionality, it works well. However, it is unlikely that you focus on the Chesapeake Bay as part of your...
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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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Tides at the Battery, NY

For Students 7th - 12th
Skill in using Excel and increasing proficiency in manipulating data are challenged with this data analysis work.  A web link supplies data and step-by-step instructions help learners create a graph.  There are many extension activities...
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Ocean Module

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders explore the ocean. In this science instructional activity, 5th graders participate in a variety of activities in which they explore the ocean biome.
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Hold It

For Teachers 1st - 8th
Students explore animal characteristics by examining water currents in person. For this animal strength lesson, students discuss tides and currents and attend a field trip in which they are in contact with flowing water. Students create...
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Blue Planet: Tidal Seas

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students investigate how tides affect sea life. In this video based lesson, students view a video on how tides affect sea life. They do web-based research to find the answers to a series of questions and then play Tidal Trivia to test...
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Rocky Intertidal Field Trip

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students investigate tides and the land submerged under them.  In this intertidal field trip, Students visit the intertidal zone and observe the habitats and animals that live there.  Students view the pools under rocks where lobsters...
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Phases, Eclipses, and Tides

For Students 4th - 6th
In this reading comprehension worksheet, students read a passage about what causes the phases of the moon, solar and lunar eclipses, and tides and answer main idea and vocabulary questions. Students answer 12 questions.
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Stop Following Me! The Lunar Phases

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Students investigate the cycles of the Moon.  In this lunar lesson, students discover the relationship between the tide and lunar phases.  Students work in groups to create a model of the Moon and Earth.
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Do You Need a Map?

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students investigate marine navigation. Students access nowCOAST on the Internet and explore marine navigation in modern society. Students obtain and explain the importance of accessing real-time oceanographic and meteorological data.
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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...
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The Magic School Bus Goes to Mussel Beach

For Teachers Pre-K - 2nd
Students investigate tides and create a model of an intertidal zone. In this hands-on marine science lesson based on a Magic School Bus book, the teacher leads students in a discussion about tides, then helps students model a tide and...
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For Students 5th - 8th
In this ocean motion worksheet, students will give a definition, a cause, and an effect for 3 ocean motions including surface currents, waves, and tides. Then students will write a short essay explaining their opinion on which type of...
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Marine Environmental Geology

For Teachers Higher Ed
Students take this course as an introduction to the aspects of marine geology and oceanography that affect the environment and marine resources. Topics include estuarine oceanography and sediments, eutrophication of coastal waters,...
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For Teachers 4th - 12th
Young scholars take a provided ocean Trivia Quiz in order to start a discussion of the ocean. They then perform an experiment on how the amount of salt in the ocean affects it and varies from ocean to ocean.