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flood
flood Encyclopedic Entry

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5-12+

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Geography, Social Studies, Science

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Encyclopedic entry. A flood happens when water overflows or soaks land that is normally dry. There are few places on Earth where people don’t need to be concerned about flooding.

lagoon
lagoon Encyclopedic Entry

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5-12+

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Geography, Science

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A lagoon is a shallow body of water that may have an opening to a larger body of water, but is also protected from it by a sandbar or coral reef

tide
tide Encyclopedic Entry

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6-12+

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Science, Geography, Informal Education

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Encyclopedic entry. The regular rise and fall of the ocean’s waters are known as tides. Along coasts, the water slowly rises up over the shore and then slowly falls back again.