Some ocean water is warm and some ocean water is cold. Ocean water near the surface can be warm from being heated by the sun. Deep ocean water is cold from the lack of sunlight. Ocean water near the Earth's poles is colder than ocean water near the equator. How do these temperature differences contribute to the motion of Earth's oceans?  In this investigation you will explore how ocean water temperarture effects how it moves in currents like the Great Ocean Conveyor Belt.  

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