The Undersea World

The Undersea World

by Tamra B. Orr

Hardcover(Library Binding - Library Edition)

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Overview

Though explorers have been searching Earth's deepest waters for many years, experts estimate that we have explored only about five percent of the global ocean.

Readers (Grades 3-5) will learn about the history of deep-sea exploration, from the creation of the earliest submersibles to today's high-tech expeditions to the planet's deepest points. They will also find out what we've discovered underwater so far and what lies in store for the future of deep-sea exploration.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780531218594
Publisher: Scholastic, Inc.
Publication date: 09/01/2016
Series: True Book Greatest Discoveries and Discoverers Series
Edition description: Library Edition
Pages: 48
Product dimensions: 7.25(w) x 8.37(h) x 7.25(d)
Lexile: 880L (what's this?)
Age Range: 8 - 10 Years

Table of Contents

1 A World of Water: How much water is found on Earth? 7

2 Life in the Ocean: What life-forms thrive in the deep ocean? 15

3 Sea Lights What causes light underwater? 22

3 Shipwrecks and Treasures: What kinds of shipwrecks are found underwater? 25

4 Relics and Ruins: What do ancient structures found underwater tell us? 33

5 Pyramids, Circles, and Laboratories: Is it possible that nature created certain mysterious underwater structures? 39

True Statistics 44

Resources 45

Important Words 46

Index 47

About the Author 48

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