Sites for Students

Tides and Water Levels/Frequency of Tides - The Lunar Day

This page highlights the difference between a solar and lunar day, explaining high and low tides and how they are related to the lunar day.
http://oceanservice.noaa.gov/education/tutorial_tides/tides05_lunarday.html

Tides and Water Levels/Types and Causes of Tidal Cycles - Diurnal, Semidiurnal, Mixed Semidiurnal; Continental Interference

Discusses Types and Causes of Tidal Cycles - Diurnal, Semidiurnal, Mixed Semidiurnal; Continental Interference
http://oceanservice.noaa.gov/education/tutorial_tides/tides07_cycles.html

Tides and Water Levels/What Affects Tides in Addition to the Sun and Moon?

Explores characteristics of tides including description, classification and shape.
http://oceanservice.noaa.gov/education/tutorial_tides/tides08_othereffects.html

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