Deep Sea Divers
In this investigation worksheet, students will determine how changes to the design of a Cartesian diver will affect its performance. Students relate this to the concept of density.
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Impact of Climate Change on Hawaiian Monk Seals Activity 1: Mapping Deep-Sea Habitats
There is a whole world to explore when you are submerged under the Hawaiian sea. Learners in grades five through eight explore Hawaiian volcanoes, the coral reefs, submarine technologies, and the deep sea habitats. They use a bathymetric...
5th - 8th Science
Impact of Climate Change on Hawaiian Monk Seals Activity 2: The Odd Couple
The topic is symbiotic relationships, and in this case, we get to look at the relationship between the sea anemone and the hermit crab. They review log entries from a Northwestern Hawaiian Island expedition which occurred in 2002, paying...
5th - 6th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Nature's Scuba Divers: How Beetles Breathe Underwater
Some insects breathe air yet live underwater. The video explains how they carry air with them and the scientific principles behind this ability. It focuses on beetles and surface tension as the concept of nature's scuba divers becomes...
3 mins 6th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
The Effects of Underwater Pressure on the Body
Exactly what causes the the pain you feel when diving to the deep end of a pool? Find out with this short video that explores the physical laws governing the behavior of gases and the ways they affect marine life and scuba divers that...
4 mins 6th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable