What is a Tidal Bore? - Definition, Cause & Wave


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What is a tidal bore?

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1. Which condition is NOT required for a tidal bore?

2. Which part of the planet experiences high tide?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Use these study materials to gauge what you know about bore tides. Answer questions on various topics such as the explanation of a tidal bore and the required conditions for tidal bores.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Find out how much you understand about these points:

  • Areas of the planet that have high tides
  • The cause of tides on Earth
  • A place that has tidal bores often

Skills Practiced

  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about tidal bores
  • Making connections - use understanding of tides and how they're connected to their environment
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding where bore tides occur the most

Additional Learning

Explore the subject of tides further with the lesson we've named What is a Tidal Bore? - Definition, Cause & Wave. These key study points will be discussed to make sure you grasp the material:

  • The geography of where a tidal bore would take place
  • Details about the type of tides that cause tidal bores
  • Tsunamis and tidal waves as causes
  • Random factors for tidal bores and places on Earth where they occur