The Magic School on the Ocean Floor
Written by: Johanna Cole and Illustrated by:
Summary: Ms. Frizzle takes her class on another
wild field trip. When she drives the school bus straight into the ocean
another adventure begins. The class explores the ocean floor, coral reefs
and a hot water vent.
Exploring the ocean floor in a school bus is just
make-believe but you can see pictures of small submarines (Ocean
Research Submersibles) from NOAA and Deep
Sea Machines that are submersible vehicles for exploring the ocean floor.
In the open sea, Ms. Frizzle and her class could see dolphins
and whales. These are mammals that live in the ocean. See a virtual reality
movie at The Dolphin
Institute and meet the Dolphins
who live there. Click on each dolphins' name and learn all about them. You
can even hear the sounds they make. Find out where they live, what they
eat and how many different kinds there are at the Vancouver
Aquarium.You will also enjoy looking through the Underwater
For information about every kind of whale visit Whales on the Net. Be sure to
see the Photo
Gallery. and read the Whale
View some of the sights that Mrs. Frizzle
and her students might have seen.
|| Do you remember what a deep sea vent is? You can Make
a deep Sea Vent to help you understand it better.|
are animals like Starfish, sea cucumbers, Sea Urchins & Sand Dollars
that live on the ocean floor in the Intertidal Zone. Test your knowledge
about sea life with the Ocean Life Crossword Puzzle.