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Ocean Floor Mapping -Pacific Ocean Ocean- R/V Revelle Transit
File Name ocean.floor.mapping.pacific.doc
Data Type diagram, graphs, photograph, map, data compilation, database, spreadsheet, presentation, lesson plan, teachers log, document, glossary item, report, text, web link, unpublished data
Computer Program Not specified
File Size 63.00 KB - 1 file
Expert Level Middle School (Grade 6-8)
Contributor Jerrie Reining
Source No source
Resource Matrix Seafloor Spreading
This is an integrated lesson plan for middle school students centered around a trip across the Pacific Ocean from Hawaii to San Diego. Science students will graph the voyage using depth and distance data. Language arts students have been given prompts to create various writing samples involving the transit of the Revelle. Math students have a variety of levels in which to participate including simple mean, median, mode calculations to trigonometric ratios. Social studies students can view the posted daily longitude/latitude data and follow it on a map. Student work samples are available for viewing.
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