Thinking Sinking Students will have personal experience of increasing pressure. Those experiences can be extended to understand animals at different depths. Then they will use MBARI’s Deep Sea Guide to find animals, and put them on a vertical crosscut of the bay. Topics Physical Oceanography AuthorsMegan McCall & George Feldman Teacher ResourcesLesson PlanOverview PresentationMBARI Deep Sea Photos Student ResourcesDepth ChartDeep Sea ExamplesMBARI Deep Sea Guide – searchMonterey Bay Aquarium – Deep Sea Habitat Additional ResourcesVideos are included on the Deep-Sea Examples guideScientific paper on:New bone eating worms https://www.mbari.org/new-osedax-species/ Virtual reality and deep-sea exploration https://www.mbari.org/underwater-virtual-reality/ Deep-Sea Buffet https://www.mbari.org/squid-graveyard/ Underwater Field Guide for Big Sur https://www.mbari.org/illustrated-field-guide-shows-deep-sea-animals-off-the-big-sur-coast/ Next Generation Science StandardsCrosscutting ConceptsScale, proportion, and quantityCore IdeasPS1.A: Structure and Properties of MatterLS2.C: Ecosystem Dynamics, Functioning, and ResiliencePracticesDeveloping and using modelsObtaining, evaluating, and communicating information Ocean Literacy Fundamental Concepts5.D: The ocean is three-dimensional, offering vast living space and diverse habitats from the surface through the water column to the seafloor. Most of the living space on Earth is in the ocean.