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Marine Technology

This short video (approximately 15 minutes) uses stunning undersea footage from MBARI’s remotely-operated vehicles to teach students about the various challenges that midwater and deep-sea organisms face, and the adaptations they have developed in order to survive in this inhospitable environment.

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Preview the video—you can watch the video here, but please note that access is limited due to the large file size.

Teacher Resource—this document contains the script of the video with identifications of the organisms and visual images, as well as additional facts and related information. (MS Word | Adobe PDF)

George Matsumoto, PhD., Edith Widder PhD., Linda Kuhnz MSc., Erika Raymond, PhD.
Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute (MBARI) and Ocean Research and Conservation Association (ORCA)
Copyright 2009


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Last updated: Jan. 10, 2012