TELEVISION SERIES: Alien DeepLEARNING TASK EPISODE
Inner Versus Outer Space
List the world's five oceans in order of size from largest to smallest.
For each of the five oceans, find out the following information:
• Approximate amount of water it contains
• Countries bordering it
• Three defining characteristics that differentiate it from other oceans
Bob Ballard and Buzz Aldrin have opposing views about the direction we humans should be taking to ensure our survival. Do some Internet research to help write a 50-word paragraph about each of these two frontier explorers, outlining their credentials.
Bob Ballard claims to have seen the world's oceans change radically in his lifetime. Make a list of a dozen changes you expect he has encountered.
US oceanographer, Larry Mayer, and his team are collaborating with Canadian crews to map the continental shelf of North America in a mission that has been described as a "multi-national land grab with vast underwater resources". In about 100 words explain:
• Why the crews are mapping the North American continental shelf