Shows footage from the bottom of the ocean where volcanoes cause hydrothermal vents. Also describes some of the amazing organisms that thrive near the vents.
In the deepest, darkest parts of the oceans are ecosystems with more diversity than a tropical rainforest. Taking us on a voyage into the ocean -- from the deepest trenches to the remains of the Titanic -- marine biologist David Gallo explores the wonder and beauty of marine life.
Students investigate various marine ecosystems, identify their characteristics, and locate the ecosystems on a map of the world's oceans.
A list of student-submitted discussion questions for Ocean Ecosystems.
To increase reading comprehension, activate prior knowledge, develop collaboration and communication with peers, and determine how key vocabulary words relate to one another using Text Scan.
To show how details are organized into categories that in turn are related to main ideas using a Spider Map.
Using the invasive lionfish species in the Atlantic ocean as a case study, students will explore the impact that an invasive species can have on an ecosystem and on our economy. They will continue their exploration by holding a town meeting and identifying an invasive species in their own life.
This study guide summarizes the key points of Ocean Ecosystems. You can download and customize it to suit your needs and study habits.
These flashcards help you study important terms and vocabulary from Ocean Ecosystems.