Students discover that scuba diving is more than a sport. It's a science that operationally integrates physics, chemistry, physiology, and oceanography. They perform a simple experiment which simulates the air tanks used in scuba diving.
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Applications Using Linear Models: Scuba Diving
Dive into this resource on rates of change and linear models. Pupils use two sliders in an interactive to adjust water temperature and depth. They use a given linear equation to calculate the rate of change in water temperature per unit...
7th - 10th Math CCSS: Designed
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