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Ocean Currents

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Ocean Waves and Currents - by StudyJams
From scholastic.com, produced by Scholastic
A wave carries energy on the ocean's surface.  Waves can be big, like tsunamis, or small. The current is the constant movement of the water in the ocean.  There are different kinds of currents, defined by their characteristics and location.  Learn mo... [more]
May 22, 2011 at 05:16 PM
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Ages: 6 - 12
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Ocean Currents with Tim and Moby
From mcgraw-hill.com, produced by BrainPOP
Learn how and why ocean currents move in this BrainPOP animated movie. Link also includes a quiz. (approximately 2:00)
May 31, 2012 at 10:31 AM
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Ages: 8 - 18
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Ocean Odyssey - Surface Currents
From YouTube, produced by NASA SciFiles
This is a segment from the Ocean Odyssey series that describes in layman's terms what surface currents are, what role they have in the creation of climate, and how they form. Produced for students and is suitable for elementary and older.  (This is... [more]
November 22, 2009 at 11:14 AM
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Ages: 8 - 18
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Ocean Odyssey - Coastal Currents
From YouTube, produced by NASA SciFiles
This is a segment from the Ocean Odyssey series that describes coastal currents and how they might effect oil spills and objects in the ocean. Produced specifically for students and is suitable for elementary and older students.  (This is an Emmy a... [more]
November 22, 2009 at 11:37 AM
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Ages: 10 - 18
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Our World: Surface Currents
From YouTube, produced by NASA
In this NASA video segment learn what causes ocean surface currents. This segment will explain what variables affect and steer surface currents. (04:39)
June 28, 2010 at 08:46 PM
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Ages: 10 - 18
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Salinity Density Demonstration
From TeacherTube, produced by Rod Benson
Salinity affects the density of water. In this video, 9th grade teacher Rod Benson performs a demonstration on the study of ocean currents for his students using golf balls. The step by step narrative demonstration uses golf balls with fresh water an... [more]
November 24, 2008 at 12:23 PM
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Ages: 10 - 18
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Ocean Currents
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We hear about strange things from distant places that get washed up on our shores all the time.  But how did they get there? Learn more about ocean currents. (01:20)
July 6, 2010 at 02:57 PM
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Ages: 9 - 18
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Velocity of Currents
From YouTube, produced by NASA SciFiles
This is a segment of the Ocean Odyssey series that describes the velocity of water currents. In this video the students conduct experiments. that describes how drilling companies produce and look for oil. Produced specifically for students and is sui... [more]
November 22, 2009 at 12:28 PM
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Ages: 9 - 18
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Density Currents Activity
From YouTube, produced by Rod Benson
This colorful activity is a favorite for students. It is an effective way to show students how salinity and temperature affect the density of water, an important concept in understanding ocean currents. This video is a narrative, step by step demonst... [more]
November 24, 2008 at 11:06 AM
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Ages: 10 - 18
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What Causes the Gulf Stream?
From teachersdomain.org, produced by PBS
Even with the waves lapping at their feet, few people consider ocean currents and their importance to global climate. Although the Gulf Stream cannot be seen flowing by off North America's East Coast, in Western Europe, the current's warming effect i... [more]
November 7, 2010 at 03:58 PM
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