Oceanography Books


Internet1 Ocean Worksheet



Internet Review #1                          		       Name: ______________________

Instructions: Complete the following sheet, using various search engines like: altavista.
 digital.com, www.yahoo.com, www.webcrawler.com, www.metasearch.com, www.lycos.com. 
Note: When using altavista, make sure the language requested is English.  You can type your
 question in the search block.  Example: "Explain the Coriolus force"

Topic: El Nino Website(s): ___________________________________________________

1. What is it and where is it found?______________________________________________

2. What causes it? ___________________________________________________________

3. What effect does it have? ___________________________________________________

4. Why is it called El Nino? ___________________________________________________

Topic: Ocean Waves Website(s): _______________________________________________

1 .What are their causes? _____________________________________________________

2. Describe or diagram the movement of a water molecule. ___________________________

3. What causes a tsunami? ____________________________________________________

4. Where and when did  the last tsunami occur? ____________________________________

5. What are other effects of wave action? _________________________________________

Topic: Ocean Currents Website(s): _______________________________________________

1. What causes ocean currents? __________________________________________________

2. Explain the Coriolus force ____________________________________________________

Topic: Tides Website(s): _______________________________________________________

1. What causes spring tides? _____________________________________________________

2. What causes neap tides? ______________________________________________________

2. What energy is produced by tides? ______________________________________________

3. What are some locations of tidal power plants? ____________________________________

Topic: Seawater Website(s): _____________________________________________________

1. What are the major minerals in seawater? _________________________________________

2. What is the salinity of the Atlantic Oceain? ________________________________________

Topic: Exploration Website(s): ___________________________________________________

1. Describe the Trieste. __________________________________________________________

2. Where is the Mariana Trench? __________________________________________________

3. How deep is it? _______________________________________________________________