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ConcepTest: World Oceans #6
Examine the map of the world's oceans and use it to answer the following question. Ocean currents at G are flowing in what direction? a. to the east b. to the west c. to the north d. to the south
ConcepTest: Where Waves Break 2
At which location would the waves break further from the beach? a. A b. B
Subject: Geoscience:Oceanography:Physical , Geoscience:Geology
ConcepTest: Longshore Current
Three hotels are located near each other along a popular beach. Hotel 2 decides to build a groin (out into the long shore current). Which of the other hotels is most likely to sue to stop the construction? a. Hotel ...
ConcepTest: Ocean Current Transport
A shipment of rubber elephants falls overboard at location A on the map below. Ocean currents transport the elephants around the ocean in which sequence? a. A - G - B - F - E - A b. A - E - C - G - A c. A - G - C - ...
ConcepTest: Hot/Cold Water Circulation
A fish tank is filled almost to the brim with room temperature water. Two containers of cold and hot water are prepared. Red coloring is added to the hot water, blue coloring is added to the cold water. The cold ...
Gallery Walk Questions about Coastlines
created by Mark Francek, Central Michigan University The following are potential questions that could be used in a gallery walk activity about coastlines. The questions are organized according to the cognitive ...
Subject: Geoscience:Oceanography:Physical , Geoscience:Geology:Geophysics, Geoscience:Oceanography:Marine Geology and Geophysics
Assessing Local Sea Level Rise
Ken Tabbutt, The Evergreen State College
Students will read primary scientific literature, work collaboratively, think critically, and utilize GIS as a tool to visualize and quantify spatial and temporal changes in hydrological systems.
Subject: Geoscience, :Oceanography, Environmental Science, :Global Change and Climate:Climate Change, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climate Change
Ocean Stratigraphy Challenge
Rebecca Teed, Wright State University-Main Campus
A 15-20 minute think-pair-share activity interpreting a deep-sea sediment core combining concepts from oceanography, sedimentology, and plate tectonics. -
Subject: Geoscience:Oceanography:Marine Geology and Geophysics, Geoscience:Geology:Sedimentary Geology, Geophysics
Question of the Day: Flow of Winds and Moisture
This activity addresses the flow of surface winds and moisture. On the figure below, draw a)direction of air flow (winds), b) locations with highest evaporation from the sea surface, and zone(s) of maximum ...
Subject: Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Meteorology:Atmospheric circulation, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology , Geoscience:Oceanography:Physical , Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Meteorology:Winds, Clouds and precipitation
Water Quality-Total Dissolved Solids
Bob Mackay, Clark College
Students use a microcomputer connected to a conductivity probe to measure the total dissolved solids in local area water samples. -
Subject: Geoscience:Oceanography:Chemical, Environmental Science:Water Quality and Quantity:Surface Water , Geoscience:Geology:Geochemistry, Geoscience:Hydrology:Surface Water:Water Quality/Chemistry