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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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9th - 12th
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45 mins
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Inquiry-Based Learning
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