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CH 23.5 The Restless Oceans

CH 23.5 The Restless Oceans

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  • Explain how the properties of ocean water change with depth
  • Distinguish between surface currents, deep currents, and upwelling
  • Explain the processes by which waves and currents cause erosion and deposition

Nevada Science Standards

E.12.A.4 Students know that convection and radiation play important roles in moving heat energy in the Earth system. E/S 

E.12.A.5 Students know that Earth’s rotation affects winds and ocean currents. I/S 

Next Generation Science Standards

HS-ESS2-1. Develop a model to illustrate how Earth’s internal and surface processes operate at different spatial and

temporal scales to form continental and ocean-floor features.

HS-ESS2-5. Plan and conduct an investigation of the properties of water and its effects on Earth materials and surface processes. 

 

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Tutorial

Video Clip: Ocean Current

Chapter 23.5 The Restless Oceans

Read Chapter 23.5 The Restless Oceans pg 725-729. Outline the reading in your Science Notebook & include major points and diagrams/tables.
You should focus on the following essential questions:
-How do conditions in the ocean change with depth
-What causes surface currents, density currents, and upwelling
-How do waves erode rock and deposit sediment

Full Screen

Source: Prentice Hall Physical Science - Concepts in Action

Video clip: What Causes the Oceans to Circulate?

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Video clip: What Causes the Oceans to Circulate? Part 2

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Video clip: What Causes the Oceans to Circulate? Part 3

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Surface Currents - Video Clip pt 1

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Video clip: Deep Ocean Currents Part 1

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Video clip: Deep Ocean Currents Part 2

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Video Clip: Coastal Erosion

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Video Clip: Longshore Drift

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