Exploring Under the Sea, 1st Edition

  • Mary K. Pratt
  • Published By: ABDO Publishing
  • ISBN-10: 1629680508
  • ISBN-13: 9781629680507
  • DDC: 551.46
  • Grade Level Range: 6th Grade - 12th Grade
  • 144 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2014 | Published/Released November 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2014

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Throughout history, people have always explored new frontiers. Adventure, fame, and scientific discovery have all driven humans to forge into the unknown. This series examines the exploration of polar regions, mountains, caves, deserts, space and under the sea. Easy-to-read, engaging text takes readers from deep beneath the oceans to outer space, examines the explorers who journeyed to these unforgiving areas, and traces the development of the technology and techniques that made these explorations possible. Well-placed sidebars, vivid photos, helpful maps, and a glossary enhance readers' understanding of each topic. Additional features include a table of contents, a selected bibliography, source notes, and an index, plus a timeline and essential facts. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: Earth's Deepest Spot.
2: Ancient Quests.
3: Evolving Underwater Craft.
4: Submersibles and Scuba.
5: Navy Interest and Exploration.
6: Race to the Bottom of the Sea.
7: New Understandings of the Deep Sea.
8: Technological Advances.
9: Modern Deep-Sea Exploration.
Essential Facts about Sea Exploration.
Additional Resources.
Source Notes.
About the Author.
About the Consultant.