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The global ocean circulation system transports heat worldwide and affects climate in many areas. For example, Europe would have much colder winters if it were not for the Gulf Stream. Winds blow surface waters and cause ocean currents. But the waters below the depths of the wind's influence flow...
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Students can study the air currents within their classroom to examine how wind and ocean currents distribute particles through different environments.
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The effective temperature is the point at which the line crosses the middle scale. Use this worksheet and example to find your own effective temperature.
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Students will compare the depth of the ocean where Jaguat and Puma were diving on the Mid-Atlantic Right to the size of a familiar object.
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Density is a measure of the mass per unit volume of a substance. The density of seawater depends on many factors such as the concentration of salt dissolved in it and its temperature. This demonstration shows different gradients of density in ocean water.
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In this activity, students make an evaporate, a deposit of salt that forms when salty water evaporites. Evaporites are found on land, such as the Bonneville Salt Flats in Utah, and at some locations in the ocean, such as the eastern Mediterranean Sea.
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