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Convection Currents

Resource ID#: 128284

Primary Type: Perspectives Video: Expert

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General Information

Subject(s): Science
Grade Level(s): 9, 10, 11, 12
Intended Audience: Educators
Keywords: convection, ocean, FSU, Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Institute, physical oceanography, current, Antarctic Circumpolar Current, ACC, jet, eddy, eddies, volume transport, convective heat transfer, specific heat capacity
Instructional Component Type(s): Perspectives Video: Expert
Resource Collection: CPALMS Perspectives Videos - General

Aligned Standards

Name Description
SC.912.P.10.4: Describe heat as the energy transferred by convection, conduction, and radiation, and explain the connection of heat to change in temperature or states of matter.