line graph

How do the phases of the moon impact tides? (The Sea of Cortez)

Tides in the Sea of Cortez
graph from Tide-Forecast.com slow reveal by DaNel Hogan (@TheSTEMAZingPro)

(Slide deck includes notes and questions to elicit discourse)

Type of Graph: line graph

Source: Tide-Forecast.com, “Tide Times for Puerto Penasco (Sonora, Mexico).” Accessed on April 20, 2022.

Additional Paired Texted/Resources:

Potential Math Content: line graph, area under the line, scale along the y-axis, noticing trends, difference between minimum and maximum, parabolic waves

Potential Content Connections: oceans, tides, geography, phases of the moon

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