Tides in the Hudson

Young scholars view an illustration of the Hudson River watershed and identify the bodies of water shown. They discuss what happens when fresh and salt water mix. Students view a teacher demonstration of the stratification of fresh and salt water. They receive data showing the salinity levels at West Point on the Hudson River and graph it. Young scholars discuss reasons for the difference in salinity levels.

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Resource Details

Grade
9th - 11th
Subjects
Science
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Duration
45 mins
Instructional Strategy
Skills Practice
Year
2007