Learners 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.
4th - 12th Science 32 Views 82 Downloads
New Review Earthquake Education Curriculum
In case of earthquake, go to a safe place before posting on social media. The unit includes 12 lessons, most with hands-on activities or experiments. The first six lessons cover the physical process of earthquakes and volcanoes. Lessons...
6th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
The Solubility of a Salt in Water at Various Temperatures
Why do sharks swim in salt water? Because pepper water makes them sneeze! An educational lesson allows young chemists to test the solubility of different types of salt at various temperatures. Groups create a graph using data from...
9th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
The Motion of the Ocean
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
Winter Advisory: The Effect of Salt on the Freezing Point of Water
Why do we salt roads when they have ice on them? Middle school physical scientists experiment to find out that salt lowers the freezing point of water. This classic lab experiment has a practical application and is also designed to meet...
6th - 8th Science CCSS: Designed
Descending to the Challenge: Developing Documentaries About the Deep Ocean
The video clip that comprises the warm up is not available, but the related article from The New York Times and the movie trailer for Aliens of the Deep are, leaving enough material to make this a fascinating lesson on deep-sea...
7th - 12th Science
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