The Moon's Relation to Ocean Tides (PDF)

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Ripples on a sandy beach in southern Alaska

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Lunar and Planetary Institute (LPI)

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This activity is designed to show stdents the relationship between ocean tides and the lunar movements. It uses the tide data for Boston Harbor to show these relationships, but data from other sites can also be used.

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