Hydrogen has a +1 charge. Oxygen has a -2 charge.
Surface Tension Capillary Action Specific Heat
Specific Heat: amount of energy needed to increase temperature by 1⁰C Back to Menu Final Jeopardy
Crest: highest point Trough: lowest point Wavelength: distance between 2 crests / troughs Wave Height: distance from crest to trough Frequency: number of waves during a certain interval of time
Spring tide is the greatest difference between high & low tide. Neap tide is the smallest difference.
Waves do not move water forward. Explain why, and what happens when waves reach the shore.
Wind energy is transferred through the water. Near the shore, wave height increases as length decreases, causing wave to break. Back to Menu Final Jeopardy
Upwelling is when warm water is pushed away by wind and cold water rises. El Nino brings more warm water, preventing upwelling.
What is a Tsunami like in the open ocean compared to as it reaches shore? What causes this difference?
In the open ocean, tsunamis have a small wave height, but massive wavelength. On shore, the length rapidly decreases from friction, causing the height to spike. Back to Menu Final Jeopardy
What causes a surface current? What is the strongest surface current in the N. Atlantic Ocean?
Surface currents heat or cool air above them, affecting weather of land nearby.
The rotation of the Earth causing the path of winds and waves to curve in relation to Earth’s surface. Back to Menu Final Jeopardy
Water moves from bodies of water, land and living things to the atmosphere and then back.
Water vapor is carried to the colder upper atmosphere. It condenses on tiny dust particles in the air. Back to Menu Final Jeopardy
What 4 properties of ocean water change with depth and how do they change as you go deeper? 10 60 30
As depth increases… Temperature decreases Salinity increases Density increases (salty & cold) Pressure increases