Some of the more interesting adaptations are described below. The Mariana Trench is the deepest point in the ocean at 36,000 feet deep. But if the ocean gets too warm, then the plants and animals that live in it must adapt—or die. The animals you saw at The Living Rainforest have adapted in many ways to the hot, wet environment. Now it is your turn to design an animal with special adaptations to cope with the conditions in a rainforest. Use this interesting, teacher-made PowerPoint to help KS2 children learn all about ocean habitats and how living things under the sea have adapted to suit their ocean habitat.Children will be able to find out about the different types of species that live in different ocean habitats around the world! The two rear-most arms function as "legs." Pacific Ocean. The average depth of the ocean is 12,400 feet. Read here fun and important facts about our oceans everybody should know. Amazing Adaptations KS2 www.livingrainforest.org New animal discovered! THE OCEANS AND PLASTICS POLLUTION KS2 ACTIVITY HANDBOOK FOR TEACHERS Ocean plastics can harm marine life. Our Ocean Planet is a full unit of work covering all aspects of the ocean across Key Stage 2. They are used to push off of the ocean floor, anchor itself in one place, and crawl over rocks and debris. Can you be as clever as nature? Put out some cards (like 15 at a station) and have students read the cards and identify the type of adaptation and record on the sheet (wither the ½ sheet or the whole sheet). FREE - KS2 / ages 7-11 | Adaptation in the ocean This exciting activity explores how sharks are adapted to be the ultimate marine predators. Arms: Like all octopuses, the Pacific octopus has eight arms. This list supports the teaching of science through the topic of Seas and Oceans. The name 'Pacific' come from the Latin word 'pacificus' which means peaceful. Around 90% of all volcanic activity takes place in the world's oceans. Providing ideas and resources for linking aspects around Seas and Oceans to science topics such as: habitats, food chains, classification, skeletal structure, teeth, … Microplastics are particularly dangerous. That’s because most of Earth’s surface—more than 70 percent—is covered by oceans. Each lesson is written with an ocean expert - scientist, advocate or explorer (great for STEM careers). The investigation examines the relationship between shape and water resistance. Over 90% of the life on Earth lives in the ocean. Plastic is also accidentally eaten by many species, including sea turtles, which may mistake plastic bags for jelly fish. So, as the planet warms, it's the ocean that gets most of the extra energy. The five world oceans are the Pacific Ocean, the Atlantic Ocean, the Indian Ocean, the Southern Ocean and the Arctic Ocean. The planet Earth can be a difficult place to survive. 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