Deep Ocean Currents & Thermohaline Circulation


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Where does the global conveyor belt start?

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1. What is a deep ocean current?

2. How long does it take for the global conveyor belt to move water completely around the world?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet set will help you assess your understanding of deep ocean currents. You will be quizzed on the global conveyor belt and thermohaline circulation.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz will test you on the following topics:

  • The starting location of the global conveyor belt
  • The definition of deep ocean currents
  • How long it takes for the global conveyor belt to love water around the world
  • What thermohaline circulation is

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension- ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on deep water currents
  • Interpreting Information- verify that you can read information regarding the global conveyor belt and interpret it correctly
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about which water is the densest
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding thermohaline circulation

Additional Learning

To learn more about the global conveyor belt, review the accompanying lesson called Deep Ocean Currents & Thermohaline Circulation. This lesson will help you understand:

  • The main drivers behind thermohaline circulation
  • The global pattern of ocean waters circulation
  • The role of water temperature and salinity in the global conveyor belt
  • The size and scope of the global conveyor belt