Curated and Reviewed by
Finding the Deep Water Masses of the Atlantic Ocean
This Finding the Deep Water Masses of the Atlantic Ocean lesson plan also includes:
- Join to access all included materials
Students describe the role of density in driving deep ocean currents and the density layers of the ocean. They determine that the ocean is one continuous body of water with global currents that interact, with water surrounding all landforms.
17 Views 33 Downloads
- This resource is only available on an unencrypted HTTP website. It should be fine for general use, but don’t use it to share any personally identifiable information
- Folder Types
- Activities & Projects
- Graphics & Images
- Handouts & References
- Lab Resources
- Learning Games
- Lesson Plans
- Primary Sources
- Printables & Templates
- Professional Documents
- PD Courses
- Study Guides
- Performance Tasks
- Graphic Organizers
- Writing Prompts
- Constructed Response Items
- AP Test Preps
- Lesson Planet Articles
- Interactive Whiteboards
- Home Letters
- Unknown Types
- All Resource Types
- Show All
See similar resources:
Where Do Trees Get Their Mass From?Lesson Planet
From stately oaks to towering pines, trees are the largest members of the plant kingdom that most people see. But how do trees get so big? Find out where the mass of a tree comes from with a short video. The narrator presents the topic...
4 mins 6th - 12th Science
Denizens of the DeepLesson Planet
Dive into a lesson on the habitat of Earth least studied. A creative lesson describes the characteristics of animals that live in the deepest depths of the ocean. It also shares the concern of scientists that fishing these depths may...
3 mins 6th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Ocean Circulation in the North AtlanticLesson Planet
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...
9th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
The Motion of the OceanLesson Planet
What drives the ocean's motion? Get your class moving toward understanding by using this video. Viewers find that thermohaline circulation is caused by the concentration gradients of temperature and salinity. Using adorable animation in...
5 mins 6th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Global Ocean CurrentsLesson Planet
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...
1 min 9th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
The Ocean: A Driving Force for Weather and ClimateLesson Planet
What's behind Earth's wild, wonderful, and sometimes weird weather? A lesson from PBS's Weather and Climate series takes viewers on a worldwide trek to examine the many interactions between Earth's atmosphere, oceans, and land masses....
5 mins 9th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
The Water Cycle: Watering the LandLesson Planet
The oceans contribute 37 trillion tons of water to land masses in the form of rain and snow. The third in a four-part series from NASA show satellite animations highlighting the precipitation on Earth. The videos show the movement of the...
1 min 6th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable