Find a Vent

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Link to Resource: https://www.amnh.org/learn-teach/curriculum-collections/find-a-vent
Resource Type:Teaching Media; Virtual Field Trips
Grade Level:
5 6 7 8
Language:English
Organization:American Museum of Natural History (AMNH)
Summary:How do scientists zero in on deep sea vents within the world's vast oceans - especially when they are located a mile or more below the surface? Think like a scientist and you'll find out! Climb aboard this virtual expedition along an unknown stretch of the Pacific Ocean's Juan de Fuca Ridge to see if you can find a deep sea vent.
Earth Science Big Ideas:Big Idea 1; Big Idea 5
NGSS Discplinary Core Ideas:ESS2.A; ESS2.B; ESS2.C
NGSS Performance Expectations:5-ESS2-1; 5-ESS2-2; MS-ESS2-2; MS-ESS2-5; MS-ESS2-6
NGSS Science and Engineering Practices:Constructing explanations (for science) and designing solutions (for engineering); Developing and using models; Planning and carrying out investigations; Using mathematics and computational thinking
NGSS Crosscutting Concepts:Cause and effect: Mechanism and explanation; Scale, proportion, and quantity; Systems and system models
Subjects: 6-8; activities; education; middle school; oceans
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