This powerpoint has animated screen backgrounds of flowing water which excites the students.
This powerpoint goes over features about Earth's oceans, exploration and the ocean floor. It has linked videos to aid in the educational experience. You may add or remove information based off what grade you teach.
Five Main Oceans
Characteristics of Ocean Water
-temperature (surface zone, thermocline, deep zone)
-density (temperature vs density)
-how it is studied
-deep sea drilling
-James Cameron Deep sea dive
-ocean floor regions (continental margin, shelf, slope and rise, deep ocean basin, mid ocean ridge, abyssal plains, trenches, and sea-mounts)
I typically have my students write the Red text in their notes.