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Title: Savage Seas: Wave Machine (title provided or enhanced by cataloger)
Url: http://www.pbs.org/wnet/savageseas/multimedia/wavemachine.html
Publisher: Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.)
Description: This interactive feature lets younger students create an ocean wave and determine its height. They can set wind speed, fetch, and duration and observe the wave they have created as it rocks a simulated ship. Pop-up features explain the types of waves, terms associated with wave morphology (crest, trough, wavelength, and others), and the Beaufort Scale for measuring wind speed.
LC Classification: Geography. Anthropology. Recreation -- Oceanography -- Dynamics of the ocean -- Waves
Geography. Anthropology. Recreation -- Oceanography -- Marine resources. Applied oceanography -- Study and teaching. Research
Geography. Anthropology. Recreation -- Oceanography -- Study and teaching -- Activity programs
GEM Subject: Science -- Oceanography
Science -- Earth science
Science -- Physical sciences
Key Concept: Oceanography -- Waves
Key Concepts Complete: Yes
Resource Type: Demonstrations
Image (DCMI Type Vocabulary)
Instructional Materials
InteractiveResource (DCMI Type Vocabulary)
Lesson Plans
MovingImage (DCMI Type Vocabulary)
Reading Materials
Science Materials
Sound (DCMI Type Vocabulary)
Study Guides
Teaching Guides
Format: html
Audience: College/University Instructors
Higher Education
Primary Education
Secondary Education
Student Teachers
Teacher Educators
Teaching Professionals
Technical School First Cycle
Technical School Second Cycle
University Postgrad
Vision-Impaired Students
Language: English
Access Rights: Free access
Date Of Record Release: 2010-12-24 03:00:01 (W3C-DTF)
Date Last Modified: 2010-10-19 22:36:02 (W3C-DTF)
Source: DLESE  DLESE
Full Record Views: 84
Resource URL Clicks: 13
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