Re: convection currents

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Date: Mon Apr 18 2005 - 11:47:00 PDT

Dear Alanah,
Sorry for the late reply.
I've been away. If you didn't get the answer from your local school or
public librarian, here is one definition:
Convection currents are circular currents or movement within a liquid (or
gas) due to different densities of the hotter and cooler parts.

I got this from:

where there is more information.

Deb Hunt
Snacktalk Moderator
3601 Lyon Street
San Francisco, CA 94123-1099

On Sat, 9 Apr 2005 wrote:

> what is a convection current?
> i need to know for my homework could you please tell me
> from alanah jones

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