Ducks in the Flow: Resources About Surface Ocean Currents for the Upper Elementary Classroom

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Link to Resource: https://www.windows2universe.org/?page=/teacher_resources/ocean_education/currents_main.html
Resource Type:Classroom Activities; Curricula and Instruction
Grade Level:
3 4 5
Language:English
Organization:Windows to the Universe
Summary:This module, intended for grades 3 to 5, includes a storybook and three classroom activities. In the storybook, three kids work collaboratively to explore and investigate surface currents found in the ocean and the Great Lakes while learning about the journey of a seafaring plastic duck. Three hands-on activities for the classroom further explore the science content and provide instruction in basic science process skills.
Earth Science Big Ideas:Big Idea 5
NGSS Discplinary Core Ideas:ESS2.C
NGSS Performance Expectations:5-ESS2-2
NGSS Science and Engineering Practices:Using mathematics and computational thinking
NGSS Crosscutting Concepts:Scale, proportion, and quantity
Subjects: activities; elementary school; k-4; k-5; k-5 geosource; lesson; oceans
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