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  1. OCEANS By: May Palmer Spring 2008

  2. HomeAll About Oceans • Ocean Zones • Zones Quiz • Five Oceans • Ocean Quiz For Teachers Credits

  3. Ocean Zones

  4. Euphotic Zone Less than 500 feet • Sun light is able to penetrate • Filled with many plants and animals

  5. Mesopelagic Zone 500- 3,000 feet • Middle Ocean Zone • Too Dark for plants to grow

  6. Bathypelagic Zone 3,001- 10,000 feet • Deep Ocean Zone • Pitch Black • Not much food

  7. Abyssal Zone 10,000- 36,000 Feet

  8. Depths Quiz Euphotic Zone

  9. Depths Quiz Mesopelagic Zone

  10. Depths Quiz Bathypelagic Zone

  11. Depths Quiz Abyssal Zone

  12. The Five Oceans

  13. Pacific Ocean • Atlantic Ocean • Indian Ocean • Arctic Ocean • Southern Ocean

  14. Pacific Ocean

  15. Location: Between the Southern Ocean, Asia, Australia, and the Western Hemisphere

  16. Pacific Ocean Size • Largest in the World • Covers over 63, 800,000 sq. miles • Fun Fact • It is so big that it could fit all the continents

  17. Pacific Ocean Depth • Deepest Ocean • Deepest spot is the Mariana Trench: • 36,198 feet below surface

  18. Natural Resources • Oil and gas fields • Sand and gravel • fish

  19. Atlantic Ocean

  20. Location • Between Africa, Europe, Southern Ocean, and the Western Hemisphere

  21. Atlantic Ocean Size • 2nd largest ocean in the world • Covers 31,536,000 sq. miles Fun Fact: • About 6.5 times the size of U.S.

  22. Atlantic Depth • Average Depth is 14,000 feet • Deepest spot is the Puerto Rico Trench • -8,605 miles deep

  23. Natural Resources • Oil and gas fields • Fish • Marine mammals • Sand & Gravel • Precious Stones

  24. Indian Ocean

  25. Location • Between Africa, Southern Ocean, the Southern Ocean, Asia, Australia

  26. Indian Ocean Size • 3rd largest Ocean • 28,356,000 sq. miles • Fun Fact: • 5.5 times the size of U.S.

  27. Depth Of Indian Ocean • Lowest point : Java Trench -7,258 miles • Fun Fact: • The worlds largest coral reef is in the Indian Ocean

  28. Natural Resources • Oil & gas fields • Fish & Shrimp • Sand and Gravel

  29. Arctic Ocean

  30. Location • The top of the world • Between Europe, Asia, North America (Mostly North of the Arctic Circle)

  31. Arctic Ocean Size • 3,662,000 sq. miles • Smallest Ocean • Fun Fact: 1.5 times the size of the U.S.

  32. Depth of Arctic Ocean • Lowest Point: Fram Basin • -4,665 miles

  33. Natural Resources • Oil & Gas fields • Sand and Gravel • Fish • Marine Mammals

  34. Southern Ocean

  35. Location • Circle from 60 degrees south latitude and Antarctica • Antarctic Region

  36. Southern Ocean Size • 7.8 million sq. miles • 4th Largest Ocean • Fun Fact: • Slightly more than 2times the size of the U.S.

  37. Depth of the Southern Ocean • Lowest Point: -7235 meters • South Sandwich Trench

  38. Natural Resources • Large/ Giant gas & oil fields • Sand and Gravel • Freshwater (Icebergs) • Mammals of the ocean

  39. Ocean Knowledge Quiz Click on the correct answer to move on.

  40. Which Ocean is this? • Indian Ocean • Atlantic Ocean • Southern Ocean • Arctic Ocean • Pacific Ocean

  41. Which Ocean is this? • Indian Ocean • Atlantic Ocean • Southern Ocean • Arctic Ocean • Pacific Ocean

  42. Which Ocean is this? • Indian Ocean • Atlantic Ocean • Southern Ocean • Arctic Ocean • Pacific Ocean

  43. Which Ocean is this? • Indian Ocean • Atlantic Ocean • Southern Ocean • Arctic Ocean • Pacific Ocean

  44. Which Ocean is this? • Indian Ocean • Atlantic Ocean • Southern Ocean • Arctic Ocean • Pacific Ocean

  45. Thanks to: • www.worldfactsandfigures.com • http://www.thinkquest.org/library/