Dive into the science of ocean currents (including the Global Conveyor Belt current), and find out how climate change affects them.--In 1992, a cargo ship carrying bath toys got caught in a storm. Shipping containers washed overboard, and the waves swept 28,000 rubber ducks and other toys into the North Pacific. But they didn’t stick together -- the ducks have since washed up all over the world. How did this happen? Jennifer Verduin dives into the science of ocean currents.Lesson by Jennifer Verduin, directed by Cabong Studios.Sign up for our newsletter: http://bit.ly/TEDEdNewsletterSupport us on Patreon: http://bit.ly/TEDEdPatreonFollow us on Facebook: http://bit.ly/TEDEdFacebookFind us on Twitter: http://bit.ly/TEDEdTwitterPeep us on Instagram: http://bit.ly/TEDEdInstagramView full lesson: https://ed.ted.com/lessons/how-do-ocean-currents-work-jennifer-verduinThank you so much to our patrons for your support! Without you this video would not be possible! Ritul Raghavan, Mada Arslan, Nathan Giusti, Steven Razey, paul g mohney, Marisa Miller, Xavier dupont, Eliza Cram, David Lucsanyi, Vack91, calista , Mickey Mikeworth, Khalid AlAli, June Reiling, Jai Prasanth, Connor Ross McIntyre, Michele Lynn Rose, Elija Peterson, Kaitlyn holland, Scott Markley, Jan-Erik, Auxiliadora Trejos, Josue Perez Miranda, Jesse Jurman, NinjaBoffin, Siobhan O'Connor Gwozdz, Po Foon Kwong, Nazmul Idris, Vladimir Ivanchenko, Elizabeth Gu, Felderblick , Faizan , Rayo , Rare Media, France Lipuzic, Cristian Cristian, Eric McDaniel, Avinash Amarnath, Tonya Ratliff-Garrison, Dmitry Neverov, Connor Roberts, Regina Zurbano, Laurence McMillan, Monkeypatcher, Jorge Rodríguez, Bradley Heinold, John simmons, Ramanan , Mark Byers and Marcus Poulsen.