Ocean Surface Currents effect on Coastal Climates Lab Activity

Ocean Surface Currents effect on Coastal Climates Lab Activity
Ocean Surface Currents effect on Coastal Climates Lab Activity
Ocean Surface Currents effect on Coastal Climates Lab Activity
Ocean Surface Currents effect on Coastal Climates Lab Activity
Ocean Surface Currents effect on Coastal Climates Lab Activity
Ocean Surface Currents effect on Coastal Climates Lab Activity
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* Aligns with MS-ESS2-3 "Develop and use a model to describe how unequal heating and rotation of the Earth cause patterns of atmospheric and oceanic circulation that determine regional climates"

In this lab activity students will use real-world data to create climographs for 3 coastal regions. Students will be able to see the impact that warm ocean currents and cold ocean currents have on the climate for that region.

Included:
* Student handouts and directions are provided on how to graph the climograph data.
* Climograph set-up pre-made for activity (3 included)
* Temperature and precipitation data is provided for 3 regions. (As an extension add your own regional data).
* Assessment Questions (5 total) for follow-up and analysis.
* Answer Key - sample answers for Assessment Questions.
* Teacher notes/ extension idea.


Total Pages
10 pages
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Teaching Duration
2 hours
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