Journey to the Bottom of the Ocean

Welcome to the Virtual Field Trip to the Bottom of the Ocean. Your team will travel via the mini-sub to the ocean floor. Along the way you will observe and collect specimens of sea life. Each person in the team will be assigned a job and the results will be presented to the class using a Power Point Presentation.

Diver Roles:
Specimen collector
Mini-Sub Navigator
Scuba Diver #1
Scuba Diver #2

Purpose:
The following specimens should be collected on your trip. Your team will gather information and report the following in a Power Point Presentation.

Your team will report on the Body Symmetry, Respiration, Feeding
Movement and Support, Reproduction, and Defense Mechanisms of each specimen collected.

POWER POINT PRESENTATION REQUIREMENTS:

Pictures of each specimen, background information on each specimen, and unique characteristics about the specimens collected.  The team will present their findings to the class. The presentation should include 8 - 10
slides.

Making the Model:

Each team will  make a 3D model of one specimen collected. The team will use materials such as construction paper, markers, wire, pipe cleaners, cloth, buttons, or any fru-fru they need to complete the project.

Links

http://www.epa.gov/OWOW/oceans/
http://www.calstatela.edu/faculty/eviau/edit557/oceans/linda/loceans.htm
http://www.stemnet.nf.ca/CITE/oceanlife.htm
http://oceanlink.island.net/
http://www.enchantedlearning.com/coloring/oceanlife.shtml
http://www.onr.navy.mil/focus/ocean/habitats/coral1.htm
http://www.windows.ucar.edu/tour/link=/life/ocean_life.html
 

By
Mrs. Sabrina Sheffield
Advanced Biology