This review aligns with the Common Core State Standards (CCSS):
"STANDARD 7 - The Earth
The competent science teacher understands the dynamic nature of the Earth and recognizes that its features and structures result from natural processes.
Knowledge Indicators - The competent science teacher:
7A. understands the structure and composition of the Earth's land, water and atmospheric systems.
7B. understands the transfer of energy within and among Earth's land, water and atmospheric systems.
7E. analyzes and explains large scale dynamic forces, events, and processes that affect the Earth's land, water and atmospheric systems."
This is an interactive ActivInspire program that reviews the concepts covered in the PowerPoint lessons I and II in the Earth/Space unit on "Oceans." 20 questions include multiple choice; true/false and text responses. A PDF student worksheet/study guide can also be generated by using this program.
* All ActivInspire programs; PowerPoint lessons; student worksheets and activities and assessments can be found under the "Complete Earth/Space Unit VII Oceans" zip file folder.
Terms/concepts covered in lesson I and II include:
Oceans, ocean formation, volcanoes, volcanic outgassing, comet impacts, ocean basins, water vapor, dissolved gases, atmosphere, erosion, salinity, seawater, chloride, sodium, ocean salts, electrical conductivity, marine organisms, freshwater, evaporation, desalination, reverse osmosis, ocean currents, surface currents, Earth's rotation, Coriolis effect, Gulf Stream, warm currents, cold currents, upwelling, bottom water, nutrients, fisheries, density currents, thermohaline currents, salinity, temperature, global ocean conveyor belt, intermediate layer, climate
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