Question Sheet: Explorer of the Extreme Deep


Before reading:

  1. What would you expect to see at the bottom of the ocean? 
  2. What kind of vehicle would you use to explore the ocean floor at great depths?

During reading:

  1. How deep is the deepest part of the ocean? 
  2. What's a hydrothermal vent? 
  3. Name two discoveries that Alvinwas responsible for. 
  4. In what ways will the new deep-sea vehicle be better than Alvin
  5. What skills are needed to be a good submersible pilot?

After reading:

  1. Use the information in the article to draw a pic...

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