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Sonar Simulation

Students explore how a side-scan sonar can help locate underwater objects.  In this hands- on lesson students compare side-scan sonar and other methods used to search for underwater objects by creating their own "simulation" of a bathymetry graph and comparing it to actual topography.

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Resource Details

Grade
7th - 8th
Subjects
Science
1 more...
Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Duration
45 mins
Instructional Strategy
Inquiry-Based Learning
Year
2008
Usage Permissions
Public Domain