Marianas Trench Classroom Posters

April 21, 2020

A visual journey of the Marianas Trench Marine National Monument that captures the key elements of the Monument, along with a depth profile comparison and identification key.

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Marianas Trench Marine National Monument: What Is There and Why We Care

Features a depth profile of the Marianas Trench Monument—the deepest place on the planet— that compares it to Mount Everest and the Grand Canyon, helping to convey a sense of how truly deep it is. This poster directly links features and marine life in the Monument to 20 lesson plans for educators, students, and the general public.

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Marianas Trench Marine National Monument: A Closer Look Into the Deepest Trench on Earth

Highlights the geologic features and ecosystem species found within the Marianas Trench Marine National Monument, complete with an identification key that aids students in learning about this unique habitat and the marine animals that live there.

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The posters were created by Ms. Rachel Strader, a 2019 intern with the Pacific Island Regional Office Communications Team and Monuments Program.

Last updated by Pacific Islands Regional Office on 04/21/2020