Oregon Coast Aquatic and Marine Science Partnership

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.

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