ERIC Number: ED226987
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1980-Dec
Reference Count: 0
Tides. Marine Science Curriculum Aid No. 5. Sea Grant Report 80-2.
This manual, developed for use in Alaskan secondary schools, is one of a continuing series designed to provide basic information about the marine environment and Alaskan marine resources. The first part of the manual presents information about tides, focusing on: the nature of tides; cause of tides; factors related to tidal movement; types of tides; tidal range; tide prediction; tide books; tidal currents; and tidal current books. A glossary of key words is also included. The second part consists of six student projects. These include making a corrected tide table for an area, making tide heights on a beach, plotting tide curves, visiting a local National Ocean Survey Tide Station, making a corrected tidal current table for an area, and measuring tidal current velocities. (JN)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (DOC), Rockville, MD. National Sea Grant Program.
Authoring Institution: Alaska Univ., Anchorage.
Identifiers: Alaska; Marine Education; Tides
Note: Prepared by the Marine Advisory Program.