5th Grade Unit C Lesson 7 Cloze Test Earth's Oceans

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  1. Earth's rotations affects surface ___________.
    currents
  2. Earth's rotation causes currents to _________ to the right  in the Northern Hemisphere and to the left in the southern Hemisphere.
    bend
  3. The currents start flowing in huge _________.
    circles
  4. _________ currents move at a speed of about 220 kilometers a day.
    Surface
  5. __________ currents are set in motion by differences in the temperature and saltiness of water.
    Deep-water
  6. Colder, saltier water is ________ than the water below it and slowly sinks toward the ocean bottom.
    denser
  7. The water in a deep-water current moves much slower than the water in a surface current, just a few _______ a day.
    meters
  8. The water may not ________ for another 500 years.
    resurface
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