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Further Investigations: Depth Zones

  1. Research scientific exploration of the five depth zones.
     
  2. Investigate a deepwater shipwreck below the epipelagic zone such as the RMS Titanic or the German battleship Bismarck. Describe the history and purpose of the ship. Describe the science and technology used to find and explore the shipwreck.
     
  3. The deepest places on Earth are within the hadopelagic depth zone. Locate the five deepest places on Earth. Describe the geological, environmental and biological conditions there.

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Exploring Our Fluid Earth, a product of the Curriculum Research & Development Group (CRDG), College of Education. University of Hawaii, 2011. This document may be freely reproduced and distributed for non-profit educational purposes.