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Ocean motions

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`1What is the pulling force between two objects? gravity
When ocean water is evaporated, what is left behind? salt
What is the rising and lowering of the oceans' water? tide
What has energy move through it causing the water to go up and down? waves
What are fast moving rivers of water flowing through the ocean? currents
What causes the ocean water to be salty? minerals from the land
When cold water sinks below warm water, what ocean motion occurs? Currents
What causes ocean tides? Gravitational pull of the moon (and the sun)
What causes currents? 1 temp differences 2 salinity 3. wind
In addition to surface currents, what other type of currents occur in the ocean? Deep ocean currents
What is the amount of salt in the ocean? salinity
What is the name of the warm ocean current on the eastern coast of the United States? The Gulf Stream
What is the bottom part of a wave? trough
Who is going to rock this ocean motion test? me
Created by: Cherieverett
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