to the COOL Classroom: Introductory Units Continous vs. Discrete
Data - Students learn about data collection and the difference
between discrete (snapshots) and continuous and real-time data.
(15-25 minute interactive activity). Oceanography Through
Time - Students use an interactive time line to learn about
the history of the exploration and study of the ocean. (30-45
minute interactive activity). What is the COOLroom
Anyway? - Students explore how and why oceanographers collect
data at the COOL room. (30-45 minute interactive activity). Careers in Oceanography
- Students explore the COOL cards to learn about the real people
who make the COOL room work (30 minute activity). Using COOL Technology
- Students use the COOL tutorials to learn about the instrumentation
used to collect data in the COOL room (30-45 minute activity).
Get caught in the ocean food web as you learn who's dinner and
who are the diners beneath the waves--then use real data from
the COOLroom to determine where the fish are off the coast of