Students will examine two different techniques for mapping different aspects of the ocean, and will model those techniques on a small scale in the classroom.
Real World Science Topics:
- An exploration of the methods used to map the ocean.
- An exploration of using gridded coordinates to create a map.
Students will gain an understanding how scientists create maps of the coastline and the bottom of the ocean.
Activity Difficulty Rating: 3
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