MERMAID MINUTE #9: Ocean Currents make mermaid tails GO WITH THE FLOW! Drift Diving is FUN!

MERMAID MINUTE #9: Ocean Currents make mermaid tails GO WITH THE FLOW! Drift Diving is FUN!Do you LOVE MERMAIDS? Mermaid spells, dreams and tails? This is Episode #9 of the Mermaid Minute, the only ocean education web series hosted by a mermaid who loves science! Mermaid Linden created this for kids and anyone who LOVES OUR OCEANS! So what is an OCEAN CURRENT, anyway? Well, it’s a continuous movement of water through our oceans, like a giant river that carries sea nutrients, creatures and all sorts of man-made objects around our planet — including BOATS! Ocean currents are influenced by the SPINNING FORCE of our EARTH, and the magnetic pull of our MOON! Currents play a huge role in our WEATHER PATTERNS and TEMPERATURES around the globe. Currents form our OCEANIC GYRES. A gyre is a rotating clockwise or counter-clockwise pattern on the surface of the open ocean. The GULF STREAM

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