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Coastal Versus Inland Temperatures
Source: Visit to an Ocean Planet (JPL TOPEX/Poseidon)
[22-Feb-2010] In this activity, students will use the weather section of the newspaper (or Internet) to help discover why coastal regions have relatively moderate climates. They will construct models of the ocean and the land to measure the different cooling and warming rates of each.
Visit Ocean Surface Topography from Spacefor more classroom activities from NASA JPL.

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