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# Coriolis Effect

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## Coriolis Effect

Describes the Coriolis effect.

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## Coriolis Effect

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Describes the Coriolis effect.

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## What's the Coriolis Effect?

Looks at wind, caused by the interaction of temperature, pressure and the Earth's rotation, and the Coriolis effect.

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## The Coriolis Effect

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This video uses a merry-go-round to explain the Coriolis effect.

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• Lesson Plan

## Ocean Motion: Lesson 2 "Traveling on a Rotating Sphere"

Students investigate the relationship between Earth's rotation, convection, the Coriolis Effect, and trade winds. Includes pre and post assessment with answer keys, and student investigation.

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## Student Guide to Ocean Motion: Lesson 2 "Traveling on a Rotating Sphere"

Online student guide for Ocean Motion: Lesson 2 "Traveling on a Rotating Sphere".

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## Coriolis Effect Quiz

Quiz on Coriolis Effect

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## Coriolis Effect Practice

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Practice Coriolis Effect questions

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## Coriolis Effect Quiz - MS ES

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Reviews the Coriolis effect.

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• Critical Thinking

## Coriolis Effect Discussion Questions

A list of student-submitted discussion questions for Coriolis Effect.

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To emphasize students’ understanding of key words and practice applying the definitions of the vocabulary words to examples and drawings using the Frayer Model.

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To use context clues to categorize key words according to pre-defined categories using the Signal Words strategy.

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## Coriolis Effect Double Entry Diary

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Connect your daily life experiences with specific points in a reading using a Double Entry Diary.

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• Real World Application

## What if Earth Were Hollow?

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What would happen to gravity and Coriolis Effect if you tried to dig a hole through the center of the Earth.

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• Study Guide

## Coriolis Effect Study Guide

This study guide summarizes the key points of Coriolis Effect. You can download and customize it to suit your needs and study habits.

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## Coriolis Effect

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Test your understanding of the Coriolis effect with this game. Try to pick the right path for your plane to land on an airplane carrier by keeping the Coriolis effect in mind.

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