Activity: Water Turbine Challenge and Currents
|Activity #3: Water Turbine Challenge and Currents|
|Time: Two 45 min sessions anda one hour session for the design challenge|
|Guiding Questions |
Plans for part 1 of activity: Make water turbines- There are many video tutorials to watch on youtube for the instructor to watch to help with your comfort level. You may also want to show pictures of waterwheels above ground to give the students a direction.
Plans for part 2 of activity: Currents (AIMS activity and ducks in a flow)
Aims Activity in: Horizontal Ocean Currents.pdf
This may be a good spot to read in your science text about currents
Ducks in the Flow (read story druing reading or read short article) HERE.
http://www.windows2universe.org/teacher_resources/ocean_education/currents_main.html Students are to draw in warm and cold water currents onto the world map then glue into notes
|Check for Understanding Read reflections in notebooks, listen to comments during challenge, Check world map|
|Commotion in the Ocean Activity Water Turbine Challenge and Currents.pdf|
|Use with the Commotion in the Ocean Master Lesson Plan|