Students use photographs taken with satellites and drones to observe changes on Earth. The students will make inferences based on their observations and calculations to make claims about seasonal ice/snow coverage in the Arctic and whale size and behaviour in the Antarctic.
This is an introductory lesson to familiarize students with how ROVs are built and why ROVs are used. Students will observe a variety of deep sea organisms using MBARI YouTube videos and the MBARI Deep Sea guide. Students will explore the subject of why and how ROVs are used to collect data regarding the deep sea. Students will […]
The use of technology is critical in studying Humpback whales. Students will explore the use of tagging technologies in the research being conducted in the southern ocean around Antarctica. Students will simulate this tagging data in the classroom and will need to analyze, model, and interpret their data.
This activity will help familiarize student with methods scientists use to study the ocean floor, and will encourage them to pose and investigate their own questions about the ocean.