Oceanography Books


Internet2 Ocean Worksheet



Internet Review #2			                       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: "What is the marine biome?"

Topic:Marine Biome Website(s): _______________________________________________

1. What is meant by marine biome?______________________________________________

2. Describe the term "benthos"? ________________________________________

3. Describe the term "nekton"? _________________________________________

4. What organisms are found in the Mariana Trench? _______________________________

5. Describe the viper fish ______________________________________________________

Topic:SCUBA Website(s): ____________________________________________________

1 .What is nitrox? ___________________________________________________________

2. What causes the bends? _____________________________________________________

3. What is nitrogen narcosis? ___________________________________________________

4. How does a hyperbaric chamber work? _________________________________________

5. What was Jacques Cousteau's research vessel called? ____________________________

6. When was scuba first used? ___________________________________________________

7. Why was the book 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea important? ________________________

Topic:Bathymetric Mapping Website(s): __________________________________________

1.How did they find pieces of the Swissair jet? _______________________________________

2.What is bathymetric mapping? _________________________________________________

Topic: Sharks Website(s): _______________________________________________________

1. Where are the great white sharks found? __________________________________________

2. Describe one shark attack. _____________________________________________________

2. What is meant by "sleeping sharks"? ______________________________________________

3. Describe the teeth arrangement in sharks.___________________________________________

Topic: Giant Squid Website(s): ___________________________________________________

1. How big are giant squid?_____________ _________________________________________

2. Where are they found?________________ ________________________________________

Topic: Exploration Website(s): ___________________________________________________

1. Describe the Atocha. __________________________________________________________

2. Describe St. Paul's Island in Cape Breton? _________________________________________

3. Where is the Titanic? __________________________________________________________