Ocean Floor Webquest

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NAME ___________ DATE: ______

Use the three links to help you answer the questions and lable the items on the diagram. Your science textbook will also be helpful.

http://projects.edtech.sandi.net/encanto/deepseadive/

http://www.mos.org/oceans/planet/features.html

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http://www.onr.navy.mil/focus/ocean/regions/oceanfloor1.htm

Ocean Regions: Ocean Floor – Quick Quiz

1. The continental rise is a large, gentle slope at the base of the continental slope.

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False

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2. The ocean floor is one big flat, featureless plain.

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False

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3. What are the deepest parts of the ocean called?

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Deep-sea trenches
Abyssal plains
Continents
Seamounts

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4. What is the term for the continental shelf plus the continental slope ?

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Coast
Continental margin
Continental rise
Omaha

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5. What is a guyot ?

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A scientist who studies the ocean floor
Deep-sea trench
A fancy seagull
A seamount whose peak has been eroded and become a flat surface

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