It is Under the Sea week at Boys and Girls Club! Under the Sea week is all about the ocean and the importance of it.
Earth is the only planet that is known to have an ocean and ocean cover up about 72% of Earth's surface. Earth has five oceans, can you name all five of them? They are the Pacific, Atlantic, Indian, Southern (Antarctic), and the Arctic Oceans. The oceans contain 97% of the Earth's water and only about 5% of the oceans have been explored by scientists. There are a total of 230,000 known species that live in the oceans but it is estimated that there are over TWO MILLION species that live in the oceans.
Watch the two videos below to learn more about the wonderful oceans on our Earth!