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The Mariana Trench- A Deep Ocean Biome

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C: updated as of 2009

R: detailed information on numerous impacts of exploring the deep ocean

A: info comes from "Science and its Times," a credible source

A: Information is accurate and has a clear purpose

P: purpose is to describe the effects of ocean exploration

 

This source was chosen because it also provided information on the impact of the biomes toward humans. Additionally, it had information on specific example of deep ocean biomes, such as the Mariana Trench.

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Deep Ocean NPP

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C: updated as of 2010

R: intended for anyone wanting to learn bout NPP of oceans, detailed info that relates to specific topics like NPP

A: info researched by biotech (a professional science organization)

A: information is on topic, long list of MLA works cited

P: purpose is to explain NPP of the ocean by using a specific example

 

We chose this source because it provided relevant information on the NPP of deep oceans.

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The Mariana Trench- A Deep Ocean Biome

The Mariana Trench- A Deep Ocean Biome | Deep Ocean | Scoop.it
Science in Context
Logan T's insight:

C: updated as of 2009

R: detailed information on numerous impacts of exploring the deep ocean

A: info comes from "Science and its Times," a credible source

A: Information is accurate and has a clear purpose

P: purpose is to describe the effects of ocean exploration

 

This source was chosen because it also provided information on the impact of the biomes toward humans. Additionally, it had information on specific example of deep ocean biomes, such as the Mariana Trench.

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Dive To The Deep Ocean Biome

The Deep Sea is one of the least explored places on Earth. In this podcast Haley and Rob hooked up with submarine builder Karl Stanley in Roatan Honduras.
Logan T's insight:

C: updated as of 2012

R: Some detailed information on the types of life in the deep sea

A: the info comes from marine biologists and professional submarine builders

A: The source matches the topic

P: purpose is to describe the types of life that exists deep in the ocean, relevant to anyone who wants more info on animals in the ocean

 

We chose this source because it provided some great primary source information because the video actually shows how the explorers went down and observed the biome. It had some good info on the general characteristics of the deep ocean biome, such as soil and water quality/type.

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Why is This Important to Us?

Why is This Important to Us? | Deep Ocean | Scoop.it
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C: updated as of 2014

R: intended for anyone who wants to know more about the relation between oceans and global warming

A: Info is official, published by NASA

A: source matches the topic by providing info on the issues regarding the ocean and the Earth

P: purpose is to propose reasons as to why global warming has slowed in the past few years

 

We chose this source because it was published by NASA and it has good information on the issues of the biome and the importance of the biome to humans.

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The Basics of the Deep Ocean

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C: updated as of June 24, 2015

R: TONS of information on general characteristics of oceans

A: UXL Encyclopedia of Biomes

A: information is accurate, lots of MLA citations

P: purpose is to inform people who have a limited knowledge on deep oceans

 

This source was chosen because it had tons of information on the basics of the biome, such as average temperature, plant/animals life, and the limiting factors. It was also easy to get the information because it's like an encyclopedia.

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