Broadcast Orientation
Date: 14 February 2001
Topic: Sound of the Sea: Using Sound as a Tool
  • Logging
  • MST Track
  • Underway Geophysics
  • Q/A with emails
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Teacher's Notes
Note: Teachers please follow the link below to print a classroom set of this week's student journal activity sheets. The activity sheet includes the Weekly Weather Log not just the questions given below.

Student Journal Question/ Activity
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Given the equation: velocity = distance/time

If we know that it takes 0.7 seconds for the sound wave to travel the seafloor and back, and that the velocity of sound in the ocean is 1.4 kilometers/second, what is the depth of the water?

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