Air-sea Interactions: Activities in Oceanography

Steve LaDochy and Pedro Ramirez
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Summary

This online set of activities help students learn properties of ocean waves, wind-wave relationships and properties of tsunamis. The second part of the module explains El Nino-Southern Oscillation (ENSO) and its impacts on global climates. Activities includes simple calculations, discovery learning, using multiple choice self-testing. The module uses combination of satellite imagery, simulations, animations and drawings to present relationships between atmospheric and oceanic processes.

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Description and Teaching Materials

These activities are located at the following URL: http://instructional1.calstatela.edu/sladoch/web_page2/home_test.htm (more info)

Teaching Notes and Tips

Instructors Notes (Microsoft Word PRIVATE FILE 25kB Jun24 05)

Assessment

Review Questions (Microsoft Word PRIVATE FILE 26kB Jun24 05)