To Boldly Go...

This web-based activity tackles the broad reasons for undertaking ocean exploration - studying the interconnected issues of climate change, ocean health, energy and human health. Students examine the types of technology ocean scientists use to collect important data.

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Mel Goodwin
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)
Activity takes three class periods and some time outside the classroom. Computer with Internet access needed.

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Teaching Tips

Teaching Tips

There are multiple web links provided for students to use in gathering the information that they need.

There is a video that the teacher uses to start the lesson that is 35 minutes long. It is recommended that teacher download, review, and possibly prepare a shorter segment in advance.

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