Ocean Resources


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Ocean Interactive Tools

Interactives

     

What Causes Ocean Currents?

Great @Esri interactive guide w/ beautiful visuals & great explanations

 Ocean & Coastal Facts

Ocean & coastal facts at your fingertips?

Look no further, @noaaocean has brief but well written descriptions of terms & ideas, which includes many short videos

   Hydrothermal Vent Science

Interactive guide to hydrothermal vents

Explore chemistry, biology & tectonic settings

Perfect for intertwining ES into NGSS classroom!

Includes map, videos &quiz

     

 Seabed Lithology

Interactive globe/maps -Seabed Lithology by @EarthByteGroup

Have students make inferences

-Clay in North Pacific?

-Diatoms near Antarctic?

-Rivers play role?

-How affects seafloor organisms?

GeoInquiries for Environmental Science

Use GIS in classroom-learn environmental & geology

FREE online program &lesson plans from @ArcGISOnline

Many to choose from; this lesson:

-Ocean currents, river outlets, & blue whale patterns



Sea Level Rise

     

Investigating Sea Level

Need students to understand Sea Level Rise?

Awesome Interactive Full lesson from @NOAASatellites:

Videos, Readings, Worksheets, Quizzes, Graphes, Maps

Sea Level Rise

Sea Level Rise sustainable for coastline cities (80% of population)?

FREE Interactive map from @NatGeo & @LeoDiCaprio's "Before the Flood"

Sea Level Trends

Discussing sea level rise?

Interactive map from @noaaocean gives up-to-date info, including monthly anomalies


Plastics

     

Interactive map & Graph based on Peer Review:

-Each Country's pressure on each gyre & entire ocean

-Concentration per gyre

Plastic Trip

Interactive map displays how plastics travel w/ Ocean currents & how Great Pacific Garbage Patch exists, along where other patches exist around the World

Sailing the Seas of Plastic

Interactive map shows:

-distribution of plastics in the oceans

-Actual counts & weight

-expeditions completing clean up & their counts


Environmental Concerns


   

EcoCaste

Deep-sea fishing but don't want to stress the Ocean & marine life?

EcoCaste is @noaacoastalsci map program to aide fisherman keep to areas that do not stress the oceanic environment

Ocean Bleaching

Complete Interactive lesson

@NOAASatellites

Students use real data to investigate consequences of rising sea temps & importance of coral reefs in their own lives 

 



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