Oceans: Currents and Global Winds (Engaging and Full of COLOR!) Sail the Seas!

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Come SAIL THE HIGH SEAS!

Image based and cut and paste or laminate and Velcro. Perfect for alternative college prep, special education, and/or autistic students.

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A Complete Tutorial on OCEAN CURRENTS and GLOBAL WINDS Loaded With Engaging COLOR Images and Depictions. Come Explore the World With Us and Discover the Gulf Stream, the Kuroshio Current, the East Australian Current, the California Current, the Peru Current, and the Labrador Current. Large Conceptual Correlations With Weather, Climate (El Niño and La Niña), Storms, Fisheries, and Marine Biology.

This activity is LOADED with information and it’s FUN!

Pairs great with other ocean activities found on TPT:

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Start off by mapping global ocean currents and their circulation patterns related to global wind behavior. Dissect various ocean currents and categorize them by temperature, location, description, and images.

-Kuroshio Current
-East Australian Current
-Gulf Stream Current
-Peru (Humboldt) Current
-Labrador Current
-California Current

Correlate notable ocean currents to their general global wind patterns. Associate various ocean currents with their primary features and explore the similarities and differences between our planet’s amazing oceans and their flow.

As a bonus, investigate the climate phenomena of El Niño and La Niña and their impact on our planet. As an addition, enhance your knowledge by investigating satellite images of the ocean and arranging ocean currents by name, flow direction, and associated characteristics.

This activity is like no other ocean current activity available. It is dynamic and pedagogically diverse.

This works well for any level but is GREAT for special education students or college prep learners that need an alternative assessment and may not be great at traditional labs.

Also, perfect for homeschooling!

WIDE RANGE OF ABILITY LEVELS! The application to a diverse body of learners, whether it be age or ability level, is predicated on the fact that the instructor determines the difficulty level of the whole activity or part of the activity based on what information is given and what information is not as well as how verbal questions are presented to the student(s).

This has been used as a pre-class, lab/activity, study guide, review, and assessment. This is an effective teaching tool one on one, in small groups, and as a class when using a Smart Board/Promethean Board/Projection.

A guaranteed hit all around!

A great addition to your oceanography/meteorology teaching library.

Within the classroom, this activity has been consistently very successful and acclaimed by students in grades 4th – 9th within multiple types of schools - public, private, and charter.

This work has also been shared at workshops, in-services, and conferences.

Great feedback from parents, teachers, and administrators.

Applicable to many state science assessments and benchmarks.

Has been applied to state mandated North Carolina end of year tests for science in grades 5 and 8.

Even used by teachers in New York State as a preparation for the Earth Science Grade 9 Regents Exam.

Answer key provided.

Our goal is your satisfaction! If you have any questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to contact us and we will promptly assist you. Your feedback is very valuable to us as we strive to produce the highest quality products possible.

*Activity designed, completed, and submitted at private residence/educational resource center*

Sincerely,

Geo Leo and Meteo Mike
“The Tar Heel Tandem”
“Southern Science Specialists”

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2 hours

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Oceans:  Currents and Global Winds (Engaging and Full of C
Oceans:  Currents and Global Winds (Engaging and Full of C
Oceans:  Currents and Global Winds (Engaging and Full of C
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