Use spreadsheets to correlate Moon phase and tidal range data.
|•||Conduct an investigation using online data sources and spreadsheets for data analysis.|
|•||Use tidal data to calculate daily tidal ranges.|
|•||Create and interpret line graphs of tides and tidal ranges.|
|•||Correlate Moon phase data with tidal range data and describe the relationship between these phenomena.|
|•||Model and explain the cause of tides.|
|•||Analyze tidal patterns for different geographic locations and over time, and infer conditions that may contribute to variations in the data.|
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Publication information: Book title: Science Units for Grades 9-12. Contributors: Randy L. Bell - Editor, Joe Garofalo - Editor, Deborah Aufdenspring - Author, Ian C. Binns - Author, Adrienne Gauthier - Author, Karen E. Irving - Author, Stacey Koonce - Author, Lawrence Krissek - Author, Walter McKenzie - Author, Rebecca L. McNall - Author, Mike Menchaca - Author, Jeffrey Nugent - Author, Susan O'Hara - Author, Jeffrey J. Steckroth - Author, Jessica Stephenson - Author, Gerry Swan - Author, Douglas Toti - Author, Kathy Trundle - Author. Publisher: International Society for Technology in Education. Place of publication: Eugene, OR. Publication year: 2005. Page number: 159.