Using sound and laser technology, researchers have begun to chart the ocean floor from the Sonoma Coast to Monterey Bay. By creating complex 3-D maps, they're hoping to learn more about waves and achieve ambitious conservation goals. Examines their process and implications of charting the ocean floor.
A list of student-submitted discussion questions for Seafloor.
To predict the main ideas of the text based on context clues, to generate questions about a given topic and to organize and review the knowledge learned about the topic using the SQ3R strategy.
With this KWL Chart, reflect on your prior knowledge of a concept, come up with questions you’re curious about, and come up with answers from the reading.
Scientists locate the wreck of the Titanic using tools developed to study the seafloor.
Find out where you can observe reconstructions of seafloor bathymetry on your own computer.
Discover how a Sandy Island could appear on maps and yet not really exist.
Students will explore hydrophone mapping of the seafloor, as well as look at how hydrophones are used for locating/collecting data on submarines and marine mammals.
This study guide summarizes the key points of Seafloor, Bathymetric Evidence for Seafloor Spreading, Magnetic Evidence for Seafloor Spreading, and Seafloor Spreading Hypothesis. You can download and customize it to suit your needs and study habits.
Watch to see how remotely operated vehicles were used by scientists to study the wrecked Titanic.
These flashcards help you study important terms and vocabulary from Seafloor.