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Atmospheric Processes-Convection Activity

Activity: Atmospheric Processes-Convection  (Link to original activity).

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Description: This activity shows how currents move through water using food coloring and hot and cold water. This simulates how air can act as a fluid. Students will fully understand the process of convection and how heat is transferred through this process.

Relationships to topics: Convection, General Circulation of the Atmosphere, Ocean Circulations

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