Dance of the Moon and Oceans (PDF)

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Channel Islands, California

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  • Classroom Activities

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Lunar and Planetary Institute (LPI)

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In this kinesthetic acticity, students model how the Moon's gravitational pull causes the level of the ocean to rise and fall twice a day along most coastlines.

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