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I; d 1. Write down the formula for the force of gravity (F) between two masses in terms
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The of an object on Earth is the same as it would be if the ob set were on the Moon or in outer space.
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Homework 4: Due May 7, 2015
1. Water Balloon Fight!
You and your friends are going to have a water balloon fight. You, being the physical
oceanography nerd that you are, start thinking about the conservation of water mas
1.) The Perpetual Ocean
In class, I showed a snippet from a video clip highlighting the motions of the ocean. This
video, entitled Perpetual Ocean, was developed by NASA based upon output from a global
1. Brrrr, its cold in (out) here, there must be some winds in the atmosphere
You are watching the Dune Buggies cruise around at Pismo Dune Natural Preserve. It is
sometime in the afternoon, and the winds start
1. A warm day at the beach
a. Using the concept of heat capacity, explain briefly why sand at the beach typically
gets much hotter than the ocean water during a sunny day.
Water has a large heat capacity compa