OceanWorld

Topic: Oceanic Heat Budget
Theme: Systems and Structures

Objectives:

The student is expected to:

  • identify the significance of the water (hydrologic) cycle (*5.6B).
  • describe some cycles, structures, and processes that are found in a simple system such as the Global Conveyor Belt , hydrologic cycle, etc. (*5.5A)
  • explain and illustrate the interactions between matter and energy in the water cycle (*6.8B)
  • relate the role of the ocean to climatic changes (*8.12B).

* Refers to the Texas Essential Knowledge & Skills for science.