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Other

Description:

Excellent site documents an oceanographic expedition studying hydrothermal vent communities on the Pacific seafloor. Scientists from several disciplines take part, describing their research, the technology needed to conduct deep sea exploration, answering questions from classroom students. Interactive species profiles cover biology of vent marine life, with 3-D views, audio and video clips. Shipboard preparations and technology are included, and 3-D views of submersible Alvin exploring a vent. Appropriate for grades 6 and up.

Subjects:

  • Science > General
  • Education > General

Education Levels:

  • Grade 1
  • Grade 2
  • Grade 3
  • Grade 4
  • Grade 5
  • Grade 6
  • Grade 7
  • Grade 8
  • Grade 9
  • Grade 10
  • Grade 11
  • Grade 12

Keywords:

Oceanography,NSDL,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20061130094355573T,deep sea exploration,Biological oceanography,Space sciences,hydrothermal vents,Physical sciences,technology,Social Sciences,Space Science,Environmental science,oceanographic research,NSDL_SetSpec_2667291,Virtual expedition,Life Science,Astronomy,marine science,online expeditions,Informal Education,Pacific Ocean,Middle School,Science,virtual expedition,Chemistry,Physics,General Public,Geology,Ecology, Forestry and Agriculture,High School,Education,Technology,Geoscience,Earth science

Language:

English

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