Ocean Life Zones Ocean life is determined by

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Ocean Life Zones

Ocean Life Zones

Ocean life is determined by many factors: � A: Sunlight – Producers require sunlight

Ocean life is determined by many factors: � A: Sunlight – Producers require sunlight for photosynthesis

Ocean life is determined by many factors: � B: Temperature – most animals live

Ocean life is determined by many factors: � B: Temperature – most animals live near the surface where it is warmer

Ocean life is determined by many factors: � C: Water Pressure is less at

Ocean life is determined by many factors: � C: Water Pressure is less at the surface allowing for different kinds of life

Animals and plants can be classified into three major groups � A: Plankton –

Animals and plants can be classified into three major groups � A: Plankton – very small animals that float on or near the surface

Animals and plants can be classified into three major groups � B: Nekton –

Animals and plants can be classified into three major groups � B: Nekton – animals that can swim with their own power

Animals and plants can be classified into three major groups � C: Benthos –

Animals and plants can be classified into three major groups � C: Benthos – animals that live on the ocean floor

List and describe the major ocean life zones � A: Intertidal – lies between

List and describe the major ocean life zones � A: Intertidal – lies between the low and high tide lines

List and describe the major ocean life zones � B: Sunlight – Extends from

List and describe the major ocean life zones � B: Sunlight – Extends from the low tide line to the continental shelf

List and describe the major ocean life zones � C: Open Ocean is divided

List and describe the major ocean life zones � C: Open Ocean is divided into two areas 1. Twilight 2. Midnight

List and describe the major ocean life zones

List and describe the major ocean life zones

Create a foldable �Fold in half hotdog style 1 inch from the edge �Fold

Create a foldable �Fold in half hotdog style 1 inch from the edge �Fold in half and in half again to make 4 sections Intertidal Sunlight Photic Zone Twilight Ocean Midnight Aphotic zone

Create a foldable � Label and color each section Intertidal Sunlight Photic Zone Twilight

Create a foldable � Label and color each section Intertidal Sunlight Photic Zone Twilight Ocean Midnight Aphotic zone

Cut between each color to make four flaps �Turn your foldable so you can

Cut between each color to make four flaps �Turn your foldable so you can write on the white strip Intertidal Sunlight Photic Zone Twilight Ocean Midnight Aphotic zone Intertidal Between low and high tides

Cut between each color to make four flaps �Turn your foldable so you can

Cut between each color to make four flaps �Turn your foldable so you can write on the white strip Intertidal Sunlight Photic Zone Twilight Ocean Midnight Aphotic zone Sunlight Low tide to the edge of the continental shelf

Cut between each color to make four flaps �Turn your foldable so you can

Cut between each color to make four flaps �Turn your foldable so you can write on the white strip Intertidal Sunlight Photic Zone Twilight Ocean Midnight Aphotic zone Open Ocean. Continental shelf down to about 2000 m

Cut between each color to make four flaps �Turn your foldable so you can

Cut between each color to make four flaps �Turn your foldable so you can write on the white strip Intertidal Sunlight Photic Zone Twilight Ocean Midnight Aphotic zone Midnight Deepest parts of the ocean down to 7 miles

Open the intertidal flap and write on the left hand side Intertidal Half the

Open the intertidal flap and write on the left hand side Intertidal Half the day it is underwater, the other half it is dry. These are the estuaries. Intertidal Sunlight Photic Zone Twilight Ocean Midnight Aphotic zone

Open the Sunlight flap and write on the left hand side Sunlight Coastal shoreline.

Open the Sunlight flap and write on the left hand side Sunlight Coastal shoreline. Presence of light and photosynthesis means most life located here. Intertidal Sunlight Photic Zone Twilight Ocean Midnight Aphotic zone

Open the Open ocean flap and write on the left hand side Twilight Ocean

Open the Open ocean flap and write on the left hand side Twilight Ocean Very little sunlight, temperatures right above freezing. Diversity of life decreases the deeper you go. Intertidal Sunlight Photic Zone Twilight Ocean Midnight Aphotic zone

Open the Midnight ocean flap and write on the left hand side Midnight Ocean

Open the Midnight ocean flap and write on the left hand side Midnight Ocean Bottom of the ocean. No sunlight, freezing temperatures, few nutrients. Most life is chemo-synthetic. Intertidal Sunlight Photic Zone Twilight Ocean Midnight Aphotic zone

� Color each section the following color Intertidal Sunlight Photic Zone Twilight Ocean Midnight

� Color each section the following color Intertidal Sunlight Photic Zone Twilight Ocean Midnight Aphotic zone

Use the links below to find and list three animals that live in each

Use the links below to find and list three animals that live in each zone. Write these on the right hand side of each tab. Intertidal Sunlight Zone Twilight Zone Midnight Zone