This is a comprehensive study reader for oceans. It covers the world ocean, the geographic location of the 5 major oceans, features of the ocean floor, the salinity and density of ocean water, how depth affects ocean water, plant and animal adaptation, the ocean zones, the movement of water (currents, waves, and tides), plankton, ocean food webs and other topics. SOL 5.6 Oceans
The study reader was developed for 5th grade but can be used for upper elementary through college.
Use Sciensanity's study readers for guided reading groups, shared science reading, independent reading or anywhere you need an engaging reader closely tied with science curriculum.