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Annually assessed on Grade 5 Science FCAT 2.0. Also assesses SC.3.P.10.1, SC.3.P.10.3, SC.3.P.10.4, SC.3.P.11.1, SC.3.P.11.2, SC.4.P.10.1, and SC.4.P.10.3.
Annually assessed on Grade 5 Science FCAT 2.0. Also assesses SC.3.P.10.2, SC.4.P.10.2, and SC.4.P.10.4.
Explain how surface and deep-water circulation patterns (Coriolis effect, La Niñ a, El Niñ o, Southern Oscillation, upwelling, ocean surface cooling, freshwater influx, density differences, Labrador Current and Gulf Stream) impact energy transfer in the environment.
Differentiate between kinetic and potential energy. Recognize that energy cannot be created or destroyed, only transformed. Identify examples of transformation of energy: Heat to light in incandescent electric light bulbs Light to heat in laser drills Electrical to sound in radios Sound to electrical  in microphones Electrical to chemical in battery rechargers Chemical to electrical in dry cells Mechanical to electrical in generators [power plants] Nuclear to heat in nuclear reactors Gravitational potential energy of a falling object is converted to kinetic energy then to heat and sound energy when the object hits the ground.
Describe the measurable properties of waves (velocity, frequency, wavelength, amplitude, period, reflection and refraction) and explain the relationships among them. Recognize that the source of all waves is a vibration and waves carry energy from one place to another. Distinguish between transverse and longitudinal waves in mechanical media, such as springs and ropes, and on the earth (seismic waves). Describe sound as a longitudinal wave whose speed depends on the properties of the medium in which it propagates.
When your classroom is the open ocean, which is the longest period? The one from the tsunami.
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This video about energy storage has a lot of potential to help you learn about solar power and batteries.
Calorie-dense foods can power the human body across the ocean? Feel the burn.
Ideas about applied physics should flow freely after you learn about heat and bronze casting.
Your heart will melt as you watch a mother-daughter team explain how heat is used for glass artistry.
Hear how mathematics helped shape Dr. James O'Brien's groundbreaking research in ocean modeling of El Niño.
COAPS oceanographer Dmitry Dukhovskoy describes the process used to mathematically model eddy shedding in the Gulf of Mexico.
Listen to a discussion about how moist atmospheric rivers are influencing increased monsoonal events.
This FSU professor discusses the limitations and need for improvement to models used to forecast hurricanes.
In the Earth's systems, everything is connected! This meteorologist explains the relationship between monsoonal heat columns and polar ice-melt.
A discussion focusing on the predictions that underestimated the storm surge from Hurricane Dennis on the Florida panhandle.
To understand atmospheric and oceanic currents, one needs a well-rounded understanding of geometry and the shape of the Earth.
Dissolved oxygen is important to all life in and out of the water! Learn more in this video!
A climatologist rains down information about how physical factors form regional climates.
Listen up as a meteorologist explains how weather balloons work and how they collect data for models they can use to make forecasts.
A discussion describing ocean currents studied by a physical oceanographer does and how math is involved.
What happens when math models go wrong in forecasting hurricanes?
COAPS oceanographer Steve Morey describes how math is used to help research hurricanes and strong deep ocean currents that could effect deep water oil rigs.
Description needed. Light Reflection, Refraction, & Absorption
A climatologist raises the bar with this classroom-ready 3D fluid dynamics weather demonstration.
Learn how the ocean pressures the climate into changing.
In a fog about weather patterns? This climatologist will demystify the topic for you.
Major Paul Homan describes the needs and capabilities of the United States Air Force with regard to global weather prediction and modeling.
Glass artist Russel Scaturro explains how fine control of gas flow aids efforts to minimize his carbon footprint toward a larger goal of environmentally-conscious fabrication methodology.
In this video, Eugene Domack explains how past Antarctic ice sheet movement rates allow us to understand sea level changes. Video funded by NSF grant #: OCE-1502753.
Eugene Domack, a geological oceanographer, describes how sediment cores are collected and used to estimate rates of ice sheet movement in Antarctica. Video funded by NSF grant #: OCE-1502753.
In this video, Brad Rosenheim describes how Louisiana sediment cores are used to estimate sea level changes over the last 10,000 years. Video funded by NSF grant #: OCE-1502753.
Watch as Brad Rosenheim, a geological oceanographer, explains how modern technology and sampling methods are used for sea level research. Video funded by NSF grant #: OCE-1502753.
Watch as Don Chambers explains the role of satellites in measuring the mass of ice sheets and the connections between ice sheet mass changes and sea level. Video funded by NSF grant #: OCE-1502753.
In this video, Don Chambers explains how satellite technology is essential for assessment of sea level changes. Video funded by NSF grant #: OCE-1502753.
Entrepreneur and meteorologist Mark Powell discusses the need for statistics in his mathematical modeling program to help better understand hurricanes.
Hurricanes can hit at any time! How do insurance companies use math and weather data to help to restore the community?
Meteorologist, Michael Kozar, discusses the limitations to existing hurricane scales and how he is helping to develop an improved scale.
Meteorologist from Risk Management discusses the use of probability in predicting hurricane tracks.
Dean Grubbs discusses biogeochemical cycles in the oceans and their impact.
Angela Dial discusses how she solves systems of equations to determine how the composition of ocean floor sediment has changed over 65 million years to help reveal more information regarding climate change.
Michael Kozar speaks about severe weather and hurricane impacts.
Michael Kozar talks about the influence land and water have on severe weather.
Mark Powell discusses the models used for hurricane predictions and the limitations that exist.
Angela Dial talks about using ocean core proxy data to investigate Earth's climate from the past.
Angela Dial discusses the geologic and scientific evidence related to climate change in the past.
Mark Powell discusses the impacts that a hurricane can have.
Jon Ahlquist discusses the various factors in weather predictions and why they are so important to our lives.
Jon Ahlquist discusses ensemble forecasting and how technology has allowed us to collect important data for the understanding of weather.
Kent Koptiuch talks about aquifers and the importance of water quality.
Kent Koptiuch talks about watersheds and water quality.
Sandra Brooke, from FSU Marine Lab, talks about undersea canyon ecosystems.
Blaze a trail when you utilize laser technology to make art.
See the light when this math teacher explains how he figured out energy system needs for a cross-Pacific kayak trip.
Hydrogen is used to launch spacecraft, but accidental fires are difficult to see. Learn about the physics of these fires and how we detect them.
Check out this idea for an illuminating demonstration of light energy.
Did you know the ocean ships heat energy all over the world? It's a major mover but next day service is not guaranteed.
Dolphins and whales aren't the only ones making noise underwater. Lots of oceanographers do, too.
Dr. Oates uses engineering practices to design artificial muscles that react to electrostatic fields.
The director of the National High Magnetic Field Laboratory describes electromagnetic waves.
A physics teacher presents some quick teaching ideas for demonstrating energy transfer through convection, conduction, and radiation.
Physical science and social science connect in this discussion of Balinese gamelan. Full STEAM ahead!
It's okay if you're not on quite the same wavelength as this ethnomusicologist. In Balinese gamelan tuning, that's a good thing!
If physics has you down, don't fret - this musician covers all the bases.
Plants need visible light, just not all of it. Learn how space plants and their lights strive for efficiency.
This colorful light and energy lesson idea will make you glow!
Don't feel blue because you don't understand how light is used in bird photography! Watch this instead. Produced with funding from the Florida Division of Cultural Affairs.
An engineer that has previously worked on the F-22 Raptor explains how resistivity in wires plays a role in the development of a large machine.
Forge a new understanding of metallurgy and heat transfer by learning how this blacksmith and collier make nails.
Dive deep into science as an oceanographer describes conduction, convection, and radiation and their relationship to oceanic systems.
Archaeologists can see underground trends before everyone else with ground penetrating radar (GPR).
Explore how pendulums show the transformation of gravitational potential energy to kinetic energy and back with Dr. Simon Capstick in this engaging video. Don't miss his broken-nose defying test of the physics with a bowling ball pendulum.
An archaeologist explains how he is using x-rays to reconstruct a nineteenth-century battle!
Want to watch a video on audio engineering and frequency? Sounds good to me.
Physics is cool, especially if you want to make super-cold, super-efficient, superconductive materials.
If you want to understand the atom, you'll need a lot of energy. Learn how physicists use high energy light and electrons to study atomic structure.
Sharpen your knowledge by understanding the forces used to make stone tools.
Learn how the shape of a didgeridoo affects its sound in this totally tubular video.
Dr. Betta Jerome, a senior mechanical engineer with the United States Air Force, explains energy conversion and conservation within the context of military weapons testing.
Second Lieutenant Caleb McComas, a crew commander with the 20th Space Control Squadron at Eglin Air Force Base, explains how radar technology is vital to missions and objectives of the United States Air Force.
Major Tucker Hamilton, a test pilot for the United States Air Force, explains the phenomenon known as a sonic boom.
Major Tucker Hamilton, a test pilot for the United States Air Force, explains various aspects of the Doppler effect as it applies to moving objects such as fighter jets.
Audio engineer Kris Kolp explains his studio design choices that affect the way sound waves move through the room.
Glass artist Russel Scaturro explains protective measures taken to prevent damage from UV and IR radiation during glass art fabrication.
Glass artist Russel Scaturro explains some of the chemistry, purpose, and methodology behind his use of color in glass art fabrication.
Dr. George Cohen discusses a variety of skin treatments that utilize electromagnetic radiation, including lasers, UV light, and x-rays.
In this video, wildland fire scientist Kevin Hiers explains how technology can be used to aid fire behavior research in fire-dependent ecosystems.
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