ERIC Number: ED477322
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2002
Reference Count: N/A
Come On Down! Galapagos Rift Expedition--Grades 7-8. Overview: Ocean Exploration.
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (DOC), Rockville, MD.
These activities are designed to teach about ocean exploration. Students are expected to research the development and implementation of a research vessel/vehicle used for deep ocean exploration, calculate the density of objects by determining the mass and volume, and construct a device that exhibits neutral buoyancy. The activity provides learning objectives, a list of needed materials, key vocabulary words, background information, day-to-day procedures, internet connections, career ideas, integrated subject areas, evaluation tips, extension ideas, and National Science Education Standards connections. (KHR)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Authoring Institution: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (DOC), Rockville, MD.