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Planet Earth - Ocean Deep

This is a worksheet set for students to complete as they watch the Planet Earth deep oceans video. This episode provides a great contrast between traditional photosynthetic ecosystems that rely on sunlight as their base source of energy and chemosynthetic ecosystems that rely on inorganic chemicals, such as that from a underwater volcanic vent.

Essential concepts: Aquatic ecosystems, food webs, food chains, photosynthesis, mutualism, competition, animal adaptations

Answer Key: Available for purchase at the environmental science instructor resources subscription page.

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