WONDER #1155: What Causes a Rip Current?
Question 1 of 3
This Wonder was mostly about...
- what rip currents are and how they form.
- how to plan for a day at the beach.
- the many types of currents that occur in the ocean.
- ways to stay safe by swimming in a lake or pool.
Question 2 of 3
A rip current can move up to ________ feet per second.
Question 3 of 3
When caught in a rip current, the best way to escape is to swim in what direction?
- towards the shore
- away from the shore
- parallel to the shore
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