OLogy: What is Marine Biology?

How is the ocean like a layer cake? What creatures live there? And how important is the ocean? Take a dive and find out!

Marine biology is the study of life in the ocean. This huge body of saltwater covers about two-thirds of our planet’s surface and contains many different marine ecosystems. Life within it is more diverse than life on land!


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Biology, Oceanography
K-6
3rd Grade, 4th Grade, 5th Grade, 6th Grade

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