Essay on Tide and Waves

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NATIONAL SCIENCE EDUCATION CONTENT STANDARDS
Reference:
National Research Council, (1999). National Science Education Standards. National Academy Press, Washington, DC.
Charted here are the science education content standards covered in Chapter 12, Waves and Tides. As a result of activities provided for high school science students in this part of the curriculum, the content of the standard identified below by a check (√) is to be understood or the abilities are to be developed by the student.

CHAPTER 12 NATIONAL SCIENCE EDUCATION CONTENT STANDARDS, GRADES 9-12
Unifying Concepts
and Processes
Science as Inquiry
Physical Science
Life Science
Systems, order, and organization
Abilities necessary to do scientific inquiry
Structure of atoms
The cell
Evidence, models, and explanation
Understandings about scientific inquiry
Structure and properties of matter
Molecular basis of heredity
Change, constancy, and measurement

Chemical reactions
Biological evolution
Evolution and equilibrium

Motions and forces
Interdependence of organisms
Form and function

Conservation of energy and increase in disorder
Matter, energy, and organization in living systems


Interactions of energy and matter
Behavior of organisms
Earth and Space Science
Science and
Technology
Science in
Personal & Social Perspectives
History and Nature
of Science
Energy in the Earth system
Abilities of technological design
Personal and community health
Science as a human endeavor
Geochemical cycles
Understandings about science and technology
Population growth
Nature of scientific knowledge
Origin and evolution of the Earth system

Natural resources
Historical perspectives
Origin and evolution of the universe

Environmental quality



Natural and human induced hazards



Science and technology in local, national, and global challenges





Ocean Literacy – Essential Principles and Fundamental Concepts
Reference: www.coexploration.org/oceanliteracy.
Charted here are the Ocean Literacy: Essential Principles and Fundamental Concepts introduced or covered in Chapter 12, Life on an Ocean Planet. Those principles and fundamental concepts checked (√) below should be understood by the student.
For complete text of all the Fundamental Concepts under each Principle, see Section Two of this guide.

Chapter 12 Correlation to Ocean Literacy:
Essential Principles and Fundamental Concepts
Principle 1
Principle 2
Principle 3
Principle 4
Principle 5
Principle 6
Principle 7
The Earth has one big ocean with many features.
The ocean and life in the ocean shape the features of the Earth.
The ocean is a major influence on weather and climate.
The ocean makes Earth habitable
The ocean supports a great diversity of life and ecosystems.
The ocean and humans are inextricably interconnected..
The ocean is largely unexplored.
Fundamental Concepts
Fundamental Concepts
Fundamental Concepts
Fundamental Concepts
Fundamental Concepts
Fundamental Concepts
Fundamental Concepts
A
B
√ C
√ D
E
F
G
H
A
B
C
D
√ E

A
B
C
D
E
F
G

A
B

A
B
C
D
E
F
G
√ H
I
A
B
C
D
E
√ F
G

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B
C
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E
F


Chapter scope and sequencing


CHAPTER SCOPE AND SEQUENCE FOR PLANNING: WAVES AND TIDES
Activity
Topic
Time Element
I. The Nature of Waves
1.5 hours
Lecture
A. Anatomy of a Wave
30 minutes
Lecture
B. Waves Causes and Characteristics
40 minutes
Lecture
C. Internal Waves
30 minutes
Laboratory / Activity #1
Waves: A Transmission of Energy Through Matter
150 minutes
II. When Waves Hit the Shore
1.6 hours
Lecture
A. Surf and Breaking Waves
20 minutes
Lecture
B. Destructive Waves
20 minutes
Laboratory / Activity #2
Tsunamis: A Feared Natural Event
60 minutes
III. Tides
2.5 hours
Lecture
A. A Cause of Tides
10 minutes
Lecture
B. Tidal Patterns and Currents
20 minutes
Lecture
C. The Sun, Moon, and Types of Tide
30 minutes
Laboratory / Activity #2
Tides: An Ebb and Flow of Life
90 minutes



LEARNING OUTCOMES
What is a wave?
What are three types of progressive waves?
What are the crest, trough, height, wavelength, period, and