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Effect of Ocean on Weather & Climate

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Describe the effects of the oceans on weather and climate SPI 0507.8.1


Links verified 9/19/2014


  1. A PowerPoint show related to this standardBodies of water influence climate and species distribution - slides 3, 5, 6 and 7 are all you need to help teach this SPI
  2. Create a New Hawaiian Island - read the page then click on the link at the bottom of the page to experiment with these local effects on climate by creating a new Hawaiian island! This site is interactive and allows students to play a game or input or collect data
  3. El Nino: Warming up the Waters? - one of the ways that the oceans affect weather
  4. A PowerPoint show related to this standardGeographical Influences on Climate - this show calls for student input at various places
  5. How Does Ocean Temperature Affect Air Temperature? - short answer from Wise Geek
  6. How Ocean Currents Affect Climate - emphasis is on UK climate
  7. A PowerPoint show related to this standardAn Introduction to Weather and Climate - introductory lesson
  8. Ocean and Weather - lesson plan designed to help students understand relationships among oceans, weather, and climate [This expired link is available through the Wayback Machine Internet Archive. If the page doesn't load quickly click on Impatient? at the bottom right of the page.] A lesson plan can be found at this site
  9. The Ocean and Weather - lesson plan from National Geographic's Expeditions A lesson plan can be found at this site
  10. Ocean Facts on Weather and Climate - from NOAA [This expired link is available through the Wayback Machine Internet Archive. If the page doesn't load quickly click on Impatient? at the bottom right of the page.]
  11. Oceans Bring Warm Water to Distant Shores - a video provided by Planet Earth Science A video is available through this link
  12. Planet Ocean - explanation of how ocean currents help moderate costal climate - has a great chart of highs and lows for pairs of cities at the same latitude; one coastal, and one inland
  13. Understanding Oceans - lesson plan from Discovery Education A lesson plan can be found at this site
  14. A PowerPoint show related to this standardWeather and Climate - a 40 slide PowerPoint show [This expired link is available through the Wayback Machine Internet Archive. If the page doesn't load quickly click on Impatient? at the bottom right of the page.]
  15. A PowerPoint show related to this standardWeather and Climate - a 36 slide PowerPoint show with great images
  16. Weather and the Ocean - explanation from the Water Encyclopedia

A resource for the teacher to use in planning their lessons site for teachers | A PowerPoint show related to this standard PowerPoint show | An Adobe Acrobat document in .pdf format Acrobat document | A Microsoft Word document to be downloaded Word document | This interactive site would work well on an interactive whiteboard whiteboard resource | This resource includes voice instructions for students sound | A video is available through this link video format | This site is interactive and allows students to play a game or input or collect data interactive lesson | This site includes questions for your students to check their understanding a quiz | A lesson plan can be found at this site lesson plan | This link includes something for the teacher to print to print

 

 

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