TIDES further explanation

gravitational force

gravitational force is a force that attracts any objects with mass

the gravitational force is dependent on the mass and distance between the two objects

Newton's equation, F = m x a is related to this concept

high and low tides

there are 4 tides on Earth in a 24 hour period

there are 2 low tides and 2 high tides

low tides and high tides depend on the Earth's position in relation to the Moon

low tide

the state of the tide when at its lowest level

high tide

the state of the tide when at its highest level

neap tides

neap tides occur 2 times in a month

a neap tide occurs just after the first or last quarters of the moon when there is the least difference between high and low water

highest high tides or spring tides

spring tides occur 2 times a month

a spring tide occurs just after a new or full moon, when there is the greatest difference between high and low water

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Athanasios Bayiates


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