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Ocean water


Ocean water is a mixture of gases (air) and dissolved solids (salts and minerals) True or False True
What is salinity? the salt that is in the ocean water
What is a disturbance that travels through water carrying energy from one place to another Waves
Water waves are caused by wind and the rotation of the Earth. true of false True
The periodic change in the surface level of the oceans, caused by gravitational pull of the moon and the sun is called? tides
Currents are_____? a section of water within the ocean that is moving continuously in a certain direction.
Density is______? the amount of matter in a given substance
Ocean water is denser than fresh water. True or False True
What is the abyssal zone? The deepest of the water layers of the ocean,very dark,the water temperature is between 36-39 degrees, lots of pressure from the water above.
Bathyal zone the middle layer of water, it is mostly dark and cold with heavy pressure
Photic zone The top layer of ocean that has sunlight and is warm. most ocean life is found here.
True or False- There are three layers to the water in the ocean. True
What is buoyancy? The ability to stay afloat in a liquid or even to rise in air or gas.
Created by: halehall