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Science Olympiad: Dynamic Planet

Oceanography (Division B/C)

Atmospheric Rivers 

Ocean and Coasts

Education resources focused on exploring the physical and chemical properties of the ocean and its adjacent ecosystems.


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What does an oceanographer do?

A description of the many disciplines within oceanography.


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Sea Water

Description and properties of sea water.


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Why is the ocean salty?

A description of where the salt in the ocean comes from.


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Can the ocean freeze?

Description of what happens to sea water at low temperatures.


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Layers of the Ocean

Descriptions of each of the ocean layers.


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Plate Tectonics

Lessons/activities on plate tectonics.


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Plates of the Earth

Map of the tectonic plates.


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How Do Coral Reefs Form?

Description of how coral reefs form and descriptions of the different types of coral reefs.


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What are the three main types of coral reefs?

Descriptions of the three main types of coral reefs: fringing, barrier, and atolls.


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Currents (and waves)

Descriptions of waves and currents.


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Currents

A description of what drives oceanic currents.