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Resource: Ocean Currents

What causes ocean currents? What impact do they have on Earth’s environment? How have they influenced human history? This teaching guide for grades 5-8 provides 7 activities for students to explore the causes and impacts of ocean tides and gain an understanding of the influences of wind, temperature, salinity and density on ocean movement. Students […]

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Rowing and the art of environmental education

Engaging students in the marine sciences by Susie Vanderburg enny Ross, a N.A.M.E. teacher at Strawberry Vale Elementary in Victoria, BC, shared with us a creative and challenging way to engage students in the marine sciences.  When Lenny was a middle school teacher, he developed a partnership with The Rowing Center, a waterfront business on […]

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