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Exploring Earth, Sun, and Moon: Tides

Grade Levels: 3 - 5
Length: 00:00:37
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As Earth rotates, the moon's strong gravitational force pulls toward it water on Earth's surface that is closest to the moon. The portion pulled toward the moon causes a high tide, which simultaneously occurs on the opposite side of Earth.

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