OceanWorld

  Topic: Currents and Ocean Circulation
  Theme: Measurement

Resources:

OCEANWORLD (Satellites) -
an educational website created by the TOPEX/Poseidon Education Team at Texas A&M University through funding by NASA http://oceanworld.tamu.edu/ Click on "Satellites".

PLANET EARTH -
video - The Annenberg/CPB Collection, #2 The Blue Planet, 1985, (ISBN 0-89776-726-8), 1 (800) LEARNER (View section on research ships: Joides Resolution and Glomar Challenger.)

TOPEX/Poseidon: MISSION TO AN OCEAN PLANET -
video - Jet Propulsion Laboratory/California Institute of Technology, AVC-95-091 - AduioVisual Service Office, (818) 354-6170, (15 min.).

Understanding: OCEANS -
video - Discovery Channel Education (60 min. total - comes in two sections with various subtitles. which require shorter viewing time)

Visit to an Ocean Planet (Oceans: Measurement) -
an Educational CD-ROM - produced by the TOPEX/Poseidon Project: (JPL - NASA) You may order a free copy of this CD-ROM.
Just visit: http://topex-www.jpl.nasa.gov/educational/cdrom.html