What are underwater volcanoes?
How are underwater volcanoes formed?
What are conditions, structures, and organisms found at underwater volcanoes?
Why is it important to study the structures of the deep ocean?
Seafloor eruptions and hydrothermal vents
Estimated time to Complete
Five (50 minute) Class Periods
Next Generation Science Standards
MS-ESS2-2 Construct an explanation based on evidence for how geoscience process have changed Earth’s surface at varying time and spatial scales. MS-ESS2-2 Earth’s Systems | Next Generation Science Standards
MS-ESS2-3 Analyze and interpret data on the distribution of fossils and rocks, continental shapes, and seafloor structures to provide evidence of the past plate motions MS-ESS2-3 Earth’s Systems | Next Generation Science Standards
MS-PS1-1 Develop models to describe the atomic composition of simple molecules and extended structures. MS-PS1-1 Matter and its Interactions | Next Generation Science Standards