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ConcepTest: Waves

ConcepTest questions by David McConnell, David Steer, Walter Borowski, Jeffrey Dick, Annabelle Foos, Jeffrey Knott, Alvin Konigsberg, Michelle Malone, Heidi McGrew, Kathie Owens, and Stephen Van Horn

Question:

At which location in the diagram below would the waves break closer to the beach?
Waves Breaking
a. A
b. B
c. C

Student Responses:

No data yet. The correct response is A.

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Subject

Geoscience:Oceanography:Physical

Resource Type

Activities:Classroom Activity:Short Activity:ConcepTests

Grade Level

College Lower (13-14):Introductory Level

Ready for Use

Ready to Use

Earth System Topics

Oceans:Currents, Tides and Circulation, Surface Processes:Coastal Processes

Ocean Environments

Coastal and Estuarine

Topics

Ocean:Physical Oceanography