Pupils explore an estuarine system to gather data on density driven currents. This type of current is contrasted with temperature and wind driven currents.
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Exploring Density with Salt and Fresh Water: Part 5
This particular lesson was written by the National Earth Science Teachers Association, but density is a concept that you can teach at the beginning of the school year in your life, physical, or earth science classes. It would be fun to...
6th - 9th Science
Natural Laboratories: Estuarine Ecosystems
Students describe the National Estuarine Research System. In this estuarine lesson, students review and explain how biological the concept of estuaries. Students visit websites, complete worksheets, and prepare brief reports about their...
9th - 12th Science