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Fathometer in a Box
In this activity, students construct a model of the seafloor, prepare profiles, and learn how ocean depth is measured. A materials list, instructions, engagement and explanatory information, and a vocabulary list are included.
Intended for grade levels:
  • Middle (6-8)
  • High (9-12)
Type of resource:
  • For the classroom:
    • Classroom activity
  • Ocean Sciences:
    • Physical oceanography
Technical requirements:
No specific technical requirements, just a browser required
Cost / Copyright:
No cost
Copyright and other restrictions information are unknown.
DLESE Catalog ID: NASA-Edmall-497
Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Contributor: Bigelow Laboratory for Ocean Sciences