Bacteria that Live in Deepwater Vent Ecosystems


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Deep water vent bacteria:

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1. Hydrogen sulfide:

2. Hydrothermal vents occur as a result of:

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This interactive quiz and worksheet help determine your knowledge of hydrothermal vents, which are openings found deep under the ocean. You will be quizzed on how hydrothermal vents form and where these vents tend to develop.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use these quiz questions to review:

  • Facts about deep water vent bacteria
  • How hydrothermal vents form
  • The definition of hydrogen sulfide
  • The purpose of tubeworms
  • What type of organisms use energy derived from inorganic molecules to make organic compounds

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on hydrothermal vents
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding tubeworms and deep water vent bacteria
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the formation of hydrothermal vents

Additional Learning

Continue studying hydrothermal vents through the accompanying lesson titled Bacteria that Live in Deepwater Vent Ecosystems. This lesson will help you with the following objectives:

  • Define hydrothermal vents
  • Discover how tubeworms are involved with hydrothermal vents
  • Find out why hydrothermal vents are important to life within the local area
  • Review the food chain of the deep water ecosystem