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Surface Ocean Currents

Surface ocean currents are driven by the global wind belts and Coriolis Effect.

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Ocean Motion: Lesson 1 "Navigating the Ocean" Teacher Guide
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Students determine longitude and latitude using the Sun's shadow and an online calculator, then investigate ocean surface currents effect on drifting objects. Includes pre and post assessment, student investigation, and answer keys.
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