Presentation on theme: "Vocabulary. Crustacean Definition: hard-shelled animals that usually live in the water Examples: shrimp, lobster, crab, prawns Sentence: Crustaceans."— Presentation transcript:
Crustacean Definition: hard-shelled animals that usually live in the water Examples: shrimp, lobster, crab, prawns Sentence: Crustaceans are an important food source for many cultures.
Gelatinous Definition: thick and slow to flow Synonyms: jelly-like, gooey Sentence: The gelatinous movement of the jellyfish was mesmerizing.
Menagerie Definition: collection of animals Synonyms: bunch, assembly Sentence: The scientists were amazed by the menagerie of strange creatures living in the deep sea.
Menagerie of Creatures
Oceanographers Definition: scientists who study the sea What do oceanographers study? Marine plants and animals Ocean floor geography Plate tectonics Waves, tides, and currents Marine resources
Oceanographers study water samples.
Jacques Cousteau is a famous oceanographer.
Submersible Definition: craft that goes under water Synonyms: underwater craft, sub Sentence: Research submersibles are able to go much deeper than divers.
Research Submersible “Alvin” Alvin gets lowered into the sea. Alvin under water. The crew inside Alvin.
Tentacles Definition: long, stretchy limbs What animals have tentacles? Octopus Squid Anemone Jellyfish Sentence: The octopus wrapped its tentacles around its prey.
Tentacles Octopus Anemone
Undulates Definition: moves in smooth, wavelike fashion Synonyms: flows, alternates Sentence: A manta ray’s wings undulate as it moved through the water.
Unfathomable Definition: impossible to measure Synonyms: bottomless, infinite Antonyms: shallow, understandable, limited Sentence One: The depth of the ocean trench was unfathomable. Sentence Two: For boys, the mystery of girls is sometimes unfathomable.