Boston Harbor Tides
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by Annie White
| 10 Questions
Note from the author:
Complete these questions in complete sentences!
1
1 pt
How many major peaks (crests) are there over the 30 days in your high tide line?
2
1 pt
Which major moon phases match with the peaks in your high tide line?
3
1 pt
If you consider our tides notes on page 70, this shouldn’t be surprising. Explain why we would expect the high tide line to be HIGH during those two moon phases.
4
1 pt
How many major dips are there over the 30 days in your high tide line?
5
1 pt
Which major moon phases match with the dips in your high tide line?
6
1 pt
Again, this shouldn’t be surprising. Explain why we would expect the high tide line to be LOW during those two moon phases.
7
1 pt
Study your low tide line on your graph. During what day of the month is the low tide at its LOWEST? What moon phase is that?
8
1 pt
Which day of the month has the largest tidal range (biggest difference between high tide and low tide)? Include the tidal range.
9
1 pt
Would that tidal range from question #8 indicate a spring tide or a neap tide and explain why.
10
1 pt
Which day of the month has the smallest tidal range (smallest difference between high tide and low tide)? Include the tidal range.
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