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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 ...

Resource Type: Activities: Activities:Classroom Activity:Short Activity:ConcepTests
Subject: Geoscience:Oceanography:Physical

ConcepTest: Spit Formation
A beach is oriented east-west. It is bordered by bays at both its east and west ends. A current flowing parallel to the beach transports sand from west to east. In which bay will a spit form? a) east b) west

Resource Type: Activities: Activities:Classroom Activity:Short Activity:ConcepTests
Subject: Geoscience:Oceanography:Physical

ConcepTest: World Oceans #5
Examine the map of the world's oceans and use it to answer the following question. Ocean surface currents at B are flowing in what direction? a. to the northeast b. to the southwest c. to the southeast

Resource Type: Activities: Activities:Classroom Activity:Short Activity:ConcepTests
Subject: Geoscience:Oceanography:Physical

ConcepTest: Effect of Ice Sheet on Sea Level
During the last ice age there was a large ice sheet over much of Canada and the northern U.S. What was the effect on global sea levels? a. Sea level was higher b. Sea level was lower c. Sea level was the same as ...

Resource Type: Activities: Activities:Classroom Activity:Short Activity:ConcepTests
Subject: Geoscience:Oceanography:Physical , Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology

ConcepTest: Effect of Rain on Sea Level
A majority of Earth's water is in the oceans. Predict what would happen to sea level if rain fell continuously all over the world's oceans. a. Sea level would rise b. Sea level would fall c. Sea level ...

Resource Type: Activities: Activities:Classroom Activity:Short Activity:ConcepTests
Subject: Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology , Geoscience:Oceanography:Physical

ConcepTest: World Oceans #3
Examine the map of the world's oceans and use it to answer the following question. Which of the locations would yield the highest ocean temperatures? a. C b. F c. G d. E

Resource Type: Activities: Activities:Classroom Activity:Short Activity:ConcepTests
Subject: Geoscience:Oceanography:Ocean-Climate Interactions, Physical , Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology :Atmospheric and oceanic circulation

ConcepTest: World Oceans #7
Examine the map of the world's oceans and use it to answer the following question. Ocean currents adjacent to D are flowing approximately in what direction? a. to the north b. to the south

Resource Type: Activities: Activities:Classroom Activity:Short Activity:ConcepTests
Subject: Geoscience:Oceanography:Physical

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 ...

Resource Type: Activities: Activities:Classroom Activity:Gallery Walk, Activities:Lab Activity
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.

Resource Type: Activities: Activities
Subject: Geoscience, Environmental Science, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climate Change, Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate:Climate Change, Geoscience:Oceanography

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. -

Resource Type: Activities: Datasets and Tools:Datasets, Activities:Classroom Activity
Subject: Geoscience:Oceanography:Marine Geology and Geophysics, Geoscience:Geology:Sedimentary Geology, Geophysics


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