Coriolis Effect

Coriolis Effect

Coriolis is an effect rather than a force. Coriolis does not force a motion. An object appears to have a change of motion due to the Coriolis effect.

CK-12 (Middle School)

ESSENTIAL QUESTION:

What patterns in wind, water, and land are caused by the Earth's rotation?
STANDARDS:
RST.1 - Analysis & Evidence

DEPTH OF KNOWLEDGE (DOK) LEVELS:

2,3
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