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Hands-on Activity

As Far As I Can Sea

Fun Forces
Summary
In this activity, students will learn the different techniques used to map the ocean, and will practice using those techniques themselves in the classroom.
Overview
Topic: Ocean Mapping
Real World Science Topics:
  • An exploration of methods used to map the ocean
  • An exploration of creating maps
Objective
Students will gain an understanding of 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.

5-MINUTE REFRESHER

TAKE FIVE

Use these quick refreshers to prep for your next class.