The Smooth Ocean Surface off the Continental Shelf in New South Wales
The Smooth Ocean Surface off the Continental Shelf in New South Wales Photographic Print by Jason Edwards at Art.com
Adelomelon ancilla 178.4mm RARE IMPORTANT FALKLAND ISLAND DEEP WATER BEAUTY
Identification ref. 833 : Adelomelon ancilla (Lightfoot, 1786), Falkland Islands, Scotia Sea, on slope of continental shelf in 600m depth, ex coll. P.Johnson, live taken specimen shell. Elegant shape and bold pattern. | eBay!
13,500-year-old Artwork Saved from the Abyss of the Continental Shelf
Ocean Floor Features (Presentation, Notes, & Foldable Activity): Earth's Waters
This product includes Cornell notes, an activity, a presentation on the lesson, and a mini quiz presentation on the ocean floor features. This product comes with 24 presentation slides and 5 pages. This lesson is part of my Earth's Waters Unit Bundle.
Risso's dolphin - Found in tropical parts of the Indian, Pacific & Atlantic Oceans, the Persian Gulf & Mediterranean & Red Seas, but not the Black Sea. They range as far north as the Gulf of Alaska & southern Greenland & as far south as Tierra del Fuego. Their preferred environment is just off the continental shelf on steep banks, w water depths varying from 1,300–3,300 ft & water temps between 59-68°F.
Diagram from 'te ara" showing the continental shelf. In many places around New Zealand the continental shelf is wide, and while relative to the deepest ocean it isn't deep, it appears deep from the human perspective.
This activity asks students to use Google Maps or Earth on an iPad, computer, laptop, or personal device to explore the features of the ocean floor. Students will zoom in to North America to draw the continental shelf, fly over the Hawaiian Islands to see their volcanic island formation, find the Marianas Trench in the Pacific Ocean, and draw the rift valley forming between North America and Europe in the Atlantic Ocean.