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The ocean is vast and provides dozens and dozens of engaging learning topics for your kids. Grab our free ocean zones worksheets and learn more about the deep blue sea.
What’s Included in the Ocean Zones Worksheets?
You’ll find a variety of different activity pages and worksheets in the ocean zones printable pack.
Ocean Facts Page
This page includes information about the five main oceans of the world. It also includes an ocean map.
Label the Oceans Activity Page
This page includes a map with the continents and oceans. It has a word bank and blanks for your student to write in the names of the oceans.
Ocean Zones Diagram
This diagram gives your student a visual representation of the ocean zones: epipelagic zone (the sunlight zone), mesopelagic zone (the twilight zone), bathypelagic zone (the midnight zone), abyssopelagic zone (the abyss), and the hadalpelagic zone (the trenches). Your student will begin to understand which sea creatures live in which zone.
Ocean Zones Information Page
This page includes information about the five major zones.
The Ocean Layers Diagram Page
Let your student label the ocean zones and write a brief description for each one. Your student can also color the sea creatures found in the various layers.
Ocean Animal Research Worksheet
Let your student choose an animal from the ocean and research it. The page includes areas for your student to write the animal’s name, classification, habitat (which ocean zone does it live in?), anatomy, diet, and fun facts. It also includes a frame for your student to draw the sea creature.
Ocean Zones New Words
As your student works through learning about the layers of the ocean, she will encounter new terms. Your student can record new vocabulary words and definitions on this page.
Intertidal Zone Diagram
If desired, you can also introduce the intertidal zone to your student. Tide pools are an amazing way to learn about ocean life.
Your student will need to research in order to complete the notebook pages. You can check out a variety of books about oceans, ocean zones, and tidal zones at your local library, or you can use reliable websites.
Here are a few recommended websites for your ocean research:
- National Geographic Kids: Ocean Habitat
- Britannica Kids: Oceans
- The Five Ocean Layers
- Ocean Zones in a Jar
How to Get Started with the Ocean Zones Worksheets
It’s easy to get started with this set of free worksheets.
- Print the pages you think will interest your student.
- Grab some books from the library or show your student how to use reliable websites for research.
- Let your student complete the pages.
- Three-hole punch the pages and add them to a folder or binder to create a Ocean Zones Notebook–a portfolio your student will be proud to display and show off!
Grab Your Free Set of Ocean Zones Worksheets
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Learn More About Oceans
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