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Circulation in the Atmosphere

The atmosphere is made up of six circulation cells, three in each hemisphere, with low and high pressure zone at the boundaries between them.

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