A CIESE Realtime Data Project

Student Activities - Gulf Stream Voyage

Student Activities



Core Activities
History of the Current
Discover the history of Gulf Stream current.
 
Current Now
Use real time data to locate the Gulf Stream.
 
 
Enrichment Activities
Climate
Determine if the Gulf Stream current has an effect on climate.
 
Biology
Use real time satellite imagery to determine ocean productivity.
 
Fishing
Interpret real time data and images to make business decisions.
 
Amistad
Apply your knowledge of the Gulf Stream to a historical event and explain how the current can effect ship movement.
 
Movement
Determine the effect of the Gulf Stream current on a ship.
 
 
Assessment
How Do Currents Affect You?
Identify a major current that flows past the nearest coast, identify if the current is a warm or cold current and explain how the current effects the climate.