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Ocean Shore Zone

What is the Ocean Shore Zone? Where the water and land meet.
What are beaches? shorelines made of sand.
What are Barrier Islands? pieces of land surrounded by water on all sides.
What is an Estuary? is the area where the river and the ocean meet.
What is an Inlet? the space filled with water between Barrier Islands.
What is a current? ongoing movement of water.
How does water move? waves, currents, and tides.
What is a wave? the repeated movement of overlapping water.
What is a tide? the rise and fall of the oceans water.
What is another name for the Ocean Shore Zone? Coast or Shoreline
How do Beaches change? They change by wind and water
What do Barrier Islands do? They protect the mainland
Do Ocean currents and Storms change the shapes of Inlets? Yes
What create currents? Wind moving across water
Do waves have the same parts? Yes
How many dirrerent types of tides are there? 4
Created by: chloenp1015



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