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Plants, Animals, oceans

TermDefinition
All living things are made of _____. cells
Animal, Plant, Protist, Fungi, Monera Five Kingdoms
helps you identify plants, animals, and all living things that can be observed Dichotomus Key
animals with a backbone Vertebrates
Animals without a backbone Invertebrates
plants with true roots and tubes that carry water, food, and nutrients vascular
Plants that DO NOT have roots and tubes to carry water, food and nutrients nonvascular
flat, low lying land area at the beach where we build sand castles, walk, play games, get a tan, and read a book coastal plain
A gradually sloping portion of the ocean floor that is made of continental crust where we swim, ride the waves, fish, ski, parasail, and kite surf continental shelf
a steep slope that continues from the continental shelf and leads to the abyssal plain continental slope
the vast floor of the deep ocean abyssal plain
a deep valley in the ocean floor; the deepest part of the ocean oceanic trench
downward push of water water pressure
up and down movement of surface water; wind is responsible for most of these waves
a continuous flow of water in a regular pattern in the ocean; like rivers that move water currents
The regular rise and fall of sea level due to the moon's gravitational pull on Earth tides
the area where the ocean meets the land and interacts shoreline
how salty the water is; measured in ppt salinity
the area of shoreline between low and high tides intertidal zone
include snails, barnacles, crabs, sea stars, and small plants tide pool
includes clown and angel fish, sea otters, jellyfish, sea anemones, sharks, crab, and shrimp near-shore zone
branch-like structures built by colonies of coral polyps which provide habitats for many organisms in the ocean coral reef
area where salt water and fresh water meet (brackish water); Mangrove trees, seagrass, ans kelp can be found here. estuary
nicknamed according to how deep the water is; the type of animal that lives here depends on the depth of water open ocean zone
dark, cold, and lots of water pressure; organisms include ogre fish, dumbo octopus, bacteria, spider crabs, and angler fish deep sea zone
volcanic spot that provides warmth on the ocean floor where bacteria, shrimp, crabs, tube worms, slugs, and even some fish live hydrothermal vent
drifting organisms that live in the wide open ocean, are microscopic, provide food for many animals in the ocean, and release much oxygen in the air for us to breathe plankton
plant-like; make their own food through photosynthesis phytoplankton
animal-like; feed on other plankton zooplankton
Created by: lkcasteel