Submarine Mountains

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Resource Type:Classroom Activities; Curricula and Instruction
Grade Level:
5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
Organization:University of California Museum of Paleontology (UCMP)
Summary:"Students will create a two-dimensional contour map of a submerged area from a simulated survey using sounding techniques. This activity goes along with the """"Building a Topographic Model"""" activity, where students built a 3-D model of a landform above sea level."
Earth Science Big Ideas:Big Idea 3; Big Idea 5
NGSS Discplinary Core Ideas:ESS2.A; ESS2.B; ESS2.C
NGSS Performance Expectations:5-ESS2-2; HS-ESS2-1; MS-ESS2-3
NGSS Science and Engineering Practices:Analyzing and interpreting data; Developing and using models; Using mathematics and computational thinking
NGSS Crosscutting Concepts:Patterns; Scale, proportion, and quantity; Stability and change
Subjects: 6-8; 9-12; geology; high school; mapping; middle school; topography
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