Into the Deep

Students pose questions about the ocean floor and make a prediction about what they think the ocean floor might look like and the kinds of Earth materials that make up the ocean floor. They learn about the continental slope, continental rise, abyssal plain, mid ocean ridge, trench and much more.

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abyss, abyssal plain, bathymetry, bathemetric map, canyon, continental rise, continental slope, contour line, contour interval, gorge, mid-ocean ridge, ridge, seamount, sediment, submarine canyon, trench, topographic map