Oceans 2 Investigations

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Traditional Aboriginal Knowledge

Oceans 2 Investigations

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Contents: All Activities and Investigations
Ocean Investigations (2) see also  Ocean Activities (1)
Investigation 1
Investigation 2
Investigation 3
Investigation 4
Investigation 5
Investigation 6
Investigation 7

Throughout this module, students will use hands-on, inquiry-based explorations to investigate:

Investigation 1 -- The Properties of Seawater

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Investigation 2 --  Ocean Waves

To learn more about ocean waves, visit the following web sites:
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Investigation 3 -- Ocean Currents and Circulation

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Investigation 4 -- Mapping the Ocean Floor

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Investigation 5 -- Changes in the Ocean Floor

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Investigation 6 -- Adaptations to the Ocean

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Investigation 7 -- Investigating a Place in the Ocean


Great Barrier Reef Japan Trench Marianas Trench  Hawaiian Islands Mid-Atlantic Ridge Belize Reef Peru Trench Bering Strait
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Web Sites:


    Online Map Creation 
    Create a map using this input form (http://www.aquarius.geomar.de/omc/make_map.html).  You can select from a  variety of features including whether the topography or bathymetry of your selected region. 
  • National Geographic Map Machine 

For a wide variety of thematic maps, click on "Dynamic Maps" or "Atlas Maps". Enter a location you wish to search for, and select from any number of themes, ranging from elevation to ocean floor. (You may need to click on "Select a New Theme" or "Related Atlas Maps" to find the theme you are looking for.)