These lessons were written at the 2010 MBARI EaRTH workshop.
Drifters and Ocean Currents - written by Terri Hanshumaker and Kama Almasi (photo source: noaa.gov)
In this lesson students design and engineer a drifter and hypothesize and calculate stream velocity. The lesson includes an extension on how ocean currents affect oil spills.
An Introduction to Real Time Data - written by Rodger Johnson (Photo Source: http://www.cencoos.org/sections/data/glider/)
Students look at real time data from different ocean observing instruments in order to answer questions about the ocean.