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Tides and Tide Prediction

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Author:Tony Phillips; Dept. of Mathematics, SUNY-Stony Brook
Description: General information about tides and tide prediction: Priming/Lagging: a calculus with calculators exercise demonstrating the priming and lagging of the tides at Stony Brook. Samples of current tide predictions from the National Ocean Service. TideSounds: predicted tidal records interpreted as musical scores. More detailed information about harmonic analysis of tides. Tide predictions are done by a kind of Fourier analysis.

Levels: Middle School (6-8), High School (9-12), College
Languages: English
Resource Types: Lesson Plans and Activities
Math Topics: Fourier Analysis/Wavelets, Calculus (Single Variable), History and Biography, Graphing of Data, Music, Geology

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