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What was early methods of depth finding ?

Giant rocks ( on rope )
Knots in rope
&
Markers to show depth

1

What were early methods of map making?

Using goat & sheep skin for charts & DRAWN FROM COASTLINE

2

What is a cartographer ?

Map maker

3

Early civilizations in the sea :

Greek
Egyptians
Romans

4

What % of the worlds water is fresh ?
What half is liquid?

3% - freshwater
1/3 is liquid

5

5 oceans on the planet

Pacific
Atlantic
Arctic
Southern
Indian

6

What was considered to be the first form of life

Bacteria

7

Early seas were called

Primordial soup

8

What was the name of earth when the planet was solid mass of land

Pangea

9

Three dorks of industry that the seas were used for

Trade
Transportation
Navigation

10

Other than sushi. Where is seas weed found in human use products

Ice cream
Toothpaste

11

Earliest boats/ ships were made from :

Wood
Straw

12

The city of Atlantis is hypothesized to be located in the ______ sea.

Med..

13

Roman mythology God of Sea ____
Greek mythology God of the sea ___

Neptune

14

#1 nutrient of body ___
#1 element needed by the body __

Water
Oxygen

15

The seas were an avenue for further civilization .. By that statement what does that mean

Civilizations began go spread.

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How much krill does a whale eat a day ?

300,000

17

What is killer whales biggest enemy

Whales

18

What's the number 1 pollutant

Plastic bags & 6 pack rings