#1 • Which statement describes what is happening at high tide? a. The moon is revolving more quickly than the Earth is rotating. b. The moon’s gravity is dragging water away from the equator. c. The moon’s gravity is pulling ocean water into a bulge. d. The sun’s gravity pulls with more force than the moon’s gravity.
#2 What happens to the water that is left behind after evaporation? a. It gets hotter. b. Its gets less dense. c. It moves faster to stay warm. d. Its salinity increases.
#3 When do the greatest tidal ranges occur? a. Spring tides b. Neap tides c. High tides d. Low tides
#4 How do warm-water currents affect the coastal areas along which they flow? a. They create greater rainfall along the coast. b. They create unusually cool climates for the latitude. c. They create unusually warm climates for the latitude. d. They make the coastal climate cooler than the inland climate.
#5 The movement of cold, nutrient-rich water to the surface of the ocean is a(n) _____. upwelling
#6 The periodic daily rise and fall of ocean water is called___. a. Tidal range b. Tides c. Spring tide d. Neap tide
#7 Tides that occur during the new and full moons are called __. a. Spring Tides b. Neap Tides c. Low tides d. High tides
#8 The force that pulls the tides a. Sun b. Wind c. Currents d. Gravity
#9 – Name the moon phase Waxing Gibbous
#10 – Name the Moon Phase Waning Crescent