Episode 180: How Do Ocean Currents Work?

You may not realize it, but ocean currents impact your everyday life! From food, to shipping, to the weather, ocean currents play a large role in your life. How do ocean currents and the global conveyor belt work? What causes ocean currents? What’s the science behind it? In this episode, I will take you underwater to uncover the science behind ocean currents and how they work.

Here’s an article! It is called “The Global Conveyor Belt!” (https://spectacularsci.com/2024/07/global-conveyor-belt-currents/)

Here’s an activity! It is called “Hot and Cold Water Density Ocean Currents! Experiment” (https://spectacularsci.com/2024/07/hot-cold-water-density-currents-experiment/)

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