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That Sinking Feeling

Students are taught about the origin of the Great Ocean Conveyor. They are shown how salinity and temperature affect density of water. Students discuss how the ocean's water is salty and, in general, cold. They discuss the difference in the water density associated with temperature and salinity are vital in shaping the Great Ocean.

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Resource Details

Grade
9th - 12th
Subjects
Science
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Duration
45 mins
Instructional Strategies
Inquiry-Based Learning
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