Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute
EARTH Lesson Plan
pacific bathymetry


What is really under the salt water in our worldwide oceans? This activity will guide students to explore, investigate, and analyze our mysterious ocean floors. Students will be exposed to, learn about, and demonstrate basic understanding of ocean floor features and mapping using near time data.


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Last updated: Jul. 30, 2014