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Exploring the Ocean Floor Webquest 1. What 4 different ways do scientists explore the ocean floor? http://oceanexplorer.noaa.gov/technology/technology.html a. b. c. d. 2. For each of the technologies you found above, show me a picture. Show me four http://oceanexplorer.noaa.gov/technology/technology.html pictures here. 3. What are two examples of ‘observation tools’? http://oceanexplorer.noaa.gov/technology/technology.html a. b. 4. What is one advantage of using submersibles to explore the ocean floor? http://oceanexplorer.noaa.gov/technology/subs/subs.html 5. How deep can ‘conventional scuba equipment’ go? http://oceanexplorer.noaa.gov/technology/diving/diving.html 6. What technology was used to take this picture? What is the picture showing? http://oceanexplorer.noaa.gov/technology/tools/satellites/media/hatteras.html 7. What is SONAR? How does it work? http://earthguide.ucsd.edu/earthguide/diagrams/sonar/sonar.html 8. What is an AUV? http://www.divediscover.whoi.edu/expedition12/index.html 9. What is an ROV? http://oceanexplorer.noaa.gov/technology/subs/rov/rov.html 10. What’s a ‘big obstacle’ to using robots in the deep ocean? http://www.divediscover.whoi.edu/expedition12/index.html 11. What do scientists use instead of ‘radio waves’ to ‘keep in touch’ with AUVs? http://www.divediscover.whoi.edu/expedition12/index.html 12. What noises can interfere with communicating with AUVs? http://www.divediscover.whoi.edu/expedition12/index.html 13. The deepest part of the ocean is known as the Mariana Trench. How deep is it? http://www.marianatrench.com/mariana_trench-exploration_001.htm 14. How much pressure is there at 7000 metres? What would it feel like having on top of you? (Click on 7000m to see the picture). http://www.divediscover.whoi.edu/robotics/pressure.html
"Exploring the Ocean Floor Webquest"