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  Earth Science
  Life Science
  Physical Science

Hands-on Activity

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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.
Topic: Ocean Mapping
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 Each hands-on science activity has been ranked based on difficulty of set up and how difficult they are to perform. The rating scale is from 1 to 5, with 1 being the easiest and 5 being the most complicated.



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