Why is There a Tidal Bulge Opposite the Moon?

Students simulate how the Moon causes ocean tides. In this earth science lesson, students calculate gravitational acceleration using a mathematical formula. They compare the force of attraction between the Earth, Moon and Sun system.

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Resource Details
Grade
7th - 12th
Subjects
Science
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Instructional Strategies
Project-Based Learning
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Year
2011