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Study Jams! Air Pressure & Wind

For Students 5th - 8th Standards
Blow your class away with a gust of humor as they watch this video about air pressure and wind. Along the way, they find that the density of air (as determined by temperature, altitude, and water vapor content) leads to air pressure...
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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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Upwelling in the World Ocean

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Here is a fascinating topic: the upwelling of ocean waters. Oceanography pupils learn what mechanisms cause upwelling, types of upwelling, and the effects on marine life. Colorful satellite imagery and informative diagrams bring this...
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Why Do We Have Weather?

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Convection is offered as the reason behind our weather phenomena. This presentation assumes that viewers are familiar with the methods of heat transfer, and is therefore more geared toward middle-school meteorologists. The focus is on...
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Study Jams! Waves & Currents

For Students 4th - 9th Standards
Ocean lovers hang ten as they watch this film about waves and currents. What causes waves? What is a current? Learn this and more from Sam as he explains why RJ was struggling to surf the gnarly waves. Have your class watch this at home...
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Physical Science Word Search Puzzle

For Students 6th - 9th
Use this word search to practice physical science vocabulary words. This word search allows you to determine the amount of columns and rows you would like to include; however, when you change the amount columns and rows, the word list...
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RIDING THE WIND

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Students locate the Trade Winds, Westerlies and Polar Easterlies on a map, explain the impact of the rotation of the Earth, and plot a route for a round trip voyage from New York to London.
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Regents High School Examination: Physical Setting Earth Science 2008

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Throughout this earth science exam, high-school geologists complete a series of multiple choice and short answer questions about the solar system, atmosphere, and earth system. This is an amazing test, as are all of the exams developed...
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Motion in the Ocean

For Teachers 9th - 12th
How does the formation of currents and waves in the ocean happen? High schoolers will learn about the primary causes for ocean currents and waves by calculating a wave's amplitude and nautical mile speed. Then they will complete a...
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The Movement of Ocean Water

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders examine and model the Coriolis Effect.  In this ocean water lesson students create a model and view a PowerPoint demonstration. 
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Coriolis Effect

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Students study the Coriolis effect and discuss air and ocean patterns.  In this heating of the Earth lesson students complete a lab activity in which they construct a tornado simulator. 
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Motion in the Ocean

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young scholars determine the causes of ocean currents and waves. Students explain how and why ocean currents vary with increasing latitude. Student also explain the cause of the Coriolis effect and calculate the magnitude of ocean currents.
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The Coriolis Effect

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Young scholars explore the Coriolis effect using an online virtual environment. In this physics lesson, students read an article on typhoons and hurricanes and explain the difference between the direction they spin. They take a quiz...
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Winds

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders investigate how pressure differences create wind. They discuss the Coriolis effect, then explore what happens when blown-up balloons are released.
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Ducks in the Flow: Resources about Surface Ocean Currants for the Upper Elementary Classroom

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students investigate surface ocean currents. In this oceanography lesson plan, students work in small groups to create models that demonstrate surface currents, the Coriolis Effect, and how surface currents move debris. This lesson plan...
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Air Pressure and Wind

For Students 8th - 10th
In this air pressure and wind worksheet, students answer fifteen questions about how air pressure is measured, what it is, the reasons for changes in air pressure and the weather as air pressure changes. They also answer questions about...
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Environment: Wild Wind Direction

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Learners examine the different types of wind patterns. Using common materials, they construct weather vanes to measure and record wind direction over a two-week period. After analyzing the data, they draw conclusions about the...
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Twisting the Air Away - The Coriolis Effect

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine the Coriolis Effect and its effects on the different hemispheres.  In this Earth science activity students divide into groups to  they make predictions. Students then complete an activity to explore movement as it...
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As the World Turns: The Coriolis Effect: Global Wind Patterns, Earth's Rotation

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students use pencil and paper to explore the Coriolis effect and how the Earth's rotation causes global wind patterns.
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Ocean Currents

For Students 9th - 12th
In this currents worksheet, students review the Coriolis effect, surface currents, and density currents. This worksheet has 8 short answer questions.