English Daily Workout: Rubber Ducks Help Researches Learn More About Ocean Currents

Rubber Ducks Help Researches Learn More About Ocean Currents

On this blog post: news article on how an accident helped researchers learn more about the currents in the Pacific Ocean. Reading + FCE Open Cloze


"It's amazing what a duck can teach you."
                                                           -Curt Ebbesmeyer, oceanographer

                                                                
 In 1992 thousands of rubber ducks and other toys went overboard during a storm in the

Pacific Ocean. The toys have since been found all over the world; and scientists around the

world have used the incident to gain a better understanding of ocean currents.


You can find a timeline of their voyage around the globe from 1992 until 2007 here


Watch this video and do the quiz that follows.








 
Open Cloze Task


 Answers here.

Open Cloze Part Two


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