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The Mayflower's Atlantic Crossing

For Teachers 2nd - 6th
By the end of this interdisciplinary lesson, youngsters will be able to describe the Gulf Stream ocean current and how it impacted the journey of the Mayflower ship. Reading, research, and the use of a really neat interactive website,...
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Message in a Bottle - A Satellite Journey through the Gulf Stream

For Teachers 7th - 12th
The Gulf Stream has historically provided humans with a faster trade route because of its swift-moving waters. It continues to be a source of information and fascination for oceanographers today. As your class views this collection of...
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Faking It

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle school earth scientists describe the behavior of the Coriolis force. They compare and contrast conditions under which the Coriolis force has a significant impact with conditions under which it has very little. They model the...
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For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Young scholars explore how to describe the Gulf Stream, how Benjamin Franklin charted it, and correctly plot it on a map.
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History of the Current

For Teachers 5th - 10th
Learners, in groups, collect information from the Internet about historical events surrounding the effects of the Gulf Stream current on ship travel. They compile a chart and answer assessment questions.
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Currents and Climate

For Students 5th - 8th
In this ocean currents worksheet, students will compare two different currents found in the Atlantic Ocean to determine how currents affect the climate in these regions. This worksheet has 3 short answer questions.
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Hurricane and Tornadoes Group Creative Writing

For Students 4th - 5th
Creating science literacy through writing gets scholars thinking about the context of scientific terms! Learners collaborate to write a short story about hurricanes and tornadoes in a group. Students have 25 minutes to write the story,...
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Introducing The Gulf Stream

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders research the average temperatures of different places on Earth. In this earth science lesson plan, 6th graders explain how the sun's heat cause ocean movement. They discuss how temperature change affects the weather we...
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So, What's it Doing Today?

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young scholars describe short-term variations in oceanographic parameters in the Gulf Stream.  For this ocean habitats lesson students use satellite imagery to obtain information in the Gulf Stream. 
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Biomes: Extreme Climate

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Learners create a web connecting global warming, the Arctic, and wold climate. They write a paragraph explaining the role of the Arctic in world climate.
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Sea Surface Temperature Trends of the Gulf Stream

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students use authentic satellite data to produce plots and graphs of sea surface temperature as they explore the seasonal changes of the Gulf Stream.
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Ring Detectives

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Students describe the overall flow of the Gulf Stream, and explain how it affects biological communities in the North Atlantic Ocean.Students describe Gulf Stream rings, and explain how they are formed.Students be abl
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Regions of the US: Gulf Stream, States and Their Capitals

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders identify one way of dividing the US into geographical regions and then consider alternate ways of doing the same. They locate each of the fifty states and their capitals on a map. They research the Gulf Stream region.
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Warm up to the Gulf Stream

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students find out the temperature difference between the Gulf Stream and the surrounding water. They locate the Gulf Stream on the infrared image of the eastern seaboard of the US.