The Tides-Ups and Downs
Students investigate tidal patters and the forces that cause the tides. In this tidal lesson plan, students explore and research the tides and complete 43 questions about the causes of the tides, how they are monitored and measured and the tidal cycles. Students explain tidal phenomena using models, visual media, theatrical presentations or publications. Students analyze real time water level data from monitoring stations and answer questions about their observations.