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Tides in the Hudson

Students 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. Students discuss reasons for the difference in salinity levels.

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Resource Details

9th - 11th
2 more...
Resource Type
Lesson Plans
45 mins
Instructional Strategy
Skills Practice