Salt Water vs. Fresh Water. Make a hypothesis about salt water and fresh water. Make a prediction in words and pictures about what will happen when you pour salt water into fresh water. SLOWLY, pour the colored salt water into the fresh water. Record what happens in words and pictures.
6. Draw conclusions about which water is denser and tell why you think the way you do.
7. What do you predict would happen if you mixed salt into the fresh water and repeated the experiment? Have you changed the density of the fresh water by adding salt to it?
8. Can you make the salt water more dense? How?
9. Would an object float differently in salt or fresh water?
the wind blows,
or the water
The pull of the
moon’s and the
helps them “grow”.
are seamounts that have
risen above the surface of the ocean.
Continental rise Continental slope
Seamount Continental shelf
Wave length Wave height
Mid-Ocean Ridges Abyssal Plain