Water Density and Salinity

Middle schoolers observe how different water densities control the depth at which different water masses occur. They explain one fact that they comprehend about salt water. Students comprehend that temperature and salinity affect the density of the water. They also comprehend that ocean salinity differs by small numbers, so oceangraphers are accurate when measuring salinity.

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