Waves and Currents

Students are introduced to the forces that are responsible for generating waves in the ocean and how these forcesf differ from those that cause currents. They are able to explain how water molecules in a wave do not move in the direction the wave travels, only the energy of the wave does.

6th - 8th Science 38 Views 67 Downloads
Resource Details

1 more...
Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Instructional Strategies
Inquiry-Based Learning
1 more...
45 mins

What Members Say

Sara C.
Lesson Planet has helped me differentiate my classroom as needed. I always find it easy to adapt work for struggling learners but find it more difficult to adapt work for higher level learners. By using lesson planet I get great ideas to create fun, challenging work for my higher level learners.
Sara C., Student teacher
Effort, PA