DK Adventures: Terrors of the Deep, 1st Edition

  • Deborah Lock
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  • ISBN-10: 1465425217
  • ISBN-13: 9781465425218
  • DDC: 591.77
  • Grade Level Range: 3rd Grade - 5th Grade
  • 128 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2014 | Published/Released April 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2014

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After years of planning, marine biologists Dom Marlin and Jake Sturgeon set off to explore Mariana Trench in the Pacific Ocean, the deepest ocean trench in the world, in DK Adventures: Terrors of the Deep. Join them from pre-launch checks in the submersible Orion, to their encounters with great white sharks, big red jellyfish, a dumbo octopus and more, to the end of their journey, all while supported on the surface by a crew on the ship Andromeda. Discover what life is like 6,000 fathoms deep, plus learn about the history of submersibles, facts about megalodons, what coral reefs are made of, what zooplankton eat and more in DK Adventures: Terrors of the Deep. Good books build great readers. Created in consultation with literacy experts, DK Adventures will appeal to proficient readers who have a love of reading for both information and pleasure. With rich, descriptive vocabulary, and interactive elements including diaries, recipes, poetry, character profiles, diagrams, and articles to support the stories, DK Adventures focus on engaging, action-packed topics that will develop comprehension skills and continue to build a child's love of reading. Supports the Common Core State Standards.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: The Location.
2: Meet the Team.
3: Prologue.
4: Pre-Launch Checks.
5: The Launch.
6: 200-2,000 Fathoms Deep.
7: 2,000-3,000 Fathoms Deep.
8: 3,000-4,000 Fathoms Deep.
9: 4,000-6,000 Fathoms Deep.
10: The Ascent.
11: The Adventure Ends.
12: Epilogue.
13: Ocean Exploration Quiz.
Other Backmatter.