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Akirra Quinn Ms. Krug 5/03/2017 Highways of the Sea Lab Report Objective The main purpose of this lab is to map the locations where Nike shoes were lost and found at sea, to then identify the ocean currents that may have carried them. Hypothesis If an object in the ocean is encountered by an ocean current, then it will be moved to a very different location.
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1. Current- a body of water or air moving in a definite direction, especially through a surrounding body of water or air in which there is less movement Gyre- a ring-like system of ocean currents 2. I can conclude that the general pathway of the shoes stayed in the same general area. 3. The shoes most likely encountered the North Pacific Current. 4. The data point 32N, 132E is an outlier. This batch of shoes may have been encountered by an animal. 5. A. The shoes traveled 35 kilometers. It took about 4 months for
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