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Title: Making Waves
Url: http://waves.marine.usf.edu/mwhome.htm
Publisher: University of South Florida
Description: University of South Florida scientists have teamed with teachers to design lesson plans based on current ocean research. Topics include: coral reefs, sea level rise and shoreline erosion, harmful algal blooms, El Nino, natural disasters, using real-time data to study ocean conditions, and studying the ocean from space. Each unit contains a student-friendly background article, one or more classroom activities, satellite images, web links, recommendations for grade level application and evaluation.
LC Classification: Geography. Anthropology. Recreation -- Atlases -- By region or country -- Oceans (General)
Geography. Anthropology. Recreation -- Oceanography
Geography. Anthropology. Recreation -- Oceanography -- Dynamics of the ocean -- Tides
Geography. Anthropology. Recreation -- Physical geography -- Natural disasters
Science -- Geology -- Dynamic and structural geology -- Coral islands and reefs. Atolls
Science -- Physics -- Meteorology. Climatology
GEM Subject: Science -- Technology
Science -- Oceanography
Science -- Meteorology
Science -- Earth science
Science -- Instructional issues
Key Concept: Oceanography
Oceanography -- Tides
Geography -- Oceans
Oceanography -- Satellite data collection
Ecology -- Coral reef
Ecology -- El nino
Geography -- Natural disasters
Resource Type: Demonstrations
Instructional Materials
Lesson Plans
Reading Materials
Science Materials
Format: html
Audience: Middle School Teachers
Primary Education
Secondary Education
Language: English
Rights: University of South Florida and Making Waves
Access Rights: Free access
Subject: Astronomy
Atmospheric science
Biological oceanography
earth science
Environmental science
Lesson plans
middle school marine science
Natural hazards
online data
Physical oceanography
Physical sciences
real-time data
Space sciences
teacher resources
Date Of Record Release: 2012-08-29 11:51:10 (W3C-DTF)
Date Last Modified: 2010-08-10 13:49:40 (W3C-DTF)
Source: DLESE
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