Podcast – Ocean Circulation in Prince William Sound

The latest edition of the Ocean Gazing podcasts contains recordings from a research cruise to Prince William Sound, Alaska, as scientists try to make really accurate forecasts of the weather and ocean circulation. Leslie Abramson from the Prince William Sound Science Center made these audio recordings. Hear the science in action.

Resources about Surface Ocean Currents for the Upper Elementary Classroom

Ducks in the Flow: Resources about Surface Ocean Currents for the Upper Elementary Classroom, intended for grades 3-5, includes a storybook and three classroom activities.  In the storybook, the 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.  Ducks in the Flow