Try this virtual scavenger hunt. Answer all the questions by searching the Oceans Day partners' Web sites listed in parentheses after each question. Then, decode the message by assembling and unscrambling the marked letters. The answers are below. Don't forget to explore the listed Web sites for lots of interesting information about our living oceans.
Treasure Hunt Questions
- On this Web site you can monitor migratory species and their h _ _ _ _ _ _ _ by satellite telemetry.
- Today, nearly _ _ _ _ _ _ y per cent of the world's fisheries are fully fished or over-fished. (Fisheries and Oceans Canada)
- "Biodiversity" means the _ a _ _ _ _ _ of l _ _ _on earth. (Canadian Museum of Nature, under "Rideau River Biodiversity Project".
- "POP" stands for Persistent Organic _ _ _ _ _ t _ _ _ s. They can cause tumours, deformities, impaired reproduction, and death in animals, including humans. (Environment Canada)
- Sea sponges are used in drugs for asthma and _ _ n _ _ _ .
- National Marine Conservation Areas are managed to protect Canada's vast marine _ c _ s _ _ _ _ _ (Parks Canada, under "National Marine Conservation Areas," then "Introduction.")
Now unscramble the marked letters to answer this next question.
- The ocean's greatest treasure is its amazing variety of _ _ _ d _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _.
Highlight the numbers below to see the answers!
- Variety of Life
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