By: Giles Bovis
As a child I remember one of my favourite films whilst growing up was "The Abyss". Admittedly the premise of the film is an albeit fantastical idea but it sparked my interest in the oceans and what new discoveries might lay at their deepest reaches...
Oceanography science projects for elementary school students
By: Effie Moore Salem
Teaching students about the ocean while living inland is easier than it would have been sixty years ago. Then there were no such thing as television or computers. Students had to rely on pictures in magazines and newspapers and those would have most likely been...
By: Sandra Douglas
If you are captivated by the mysteries of the ocean, then you might find a place as an oceanographer. Growing up in Southern California next to the ocean provided me and my classmates with opportunities to take field trips aboard oceanographic research ships and do...
By: Amber Benge
So you want to be an oceanographer? Before you begin this ride of a lifetime, you need to know what to expect and how to choose the best institutions for education and experience. Oceanographers need a degree in a science-based subject such as math, physics...
By: Karen Bledsoe
If the scent of salt spray puts a smile on your face, if you can't seem to keep your toes out of the tidepools, if oceans are your obsession, you may have a career in Oceanography in mind. If you're a middle school or high...
By: Steve Lussing
Water conservation is an issue wherever there is a shortage of water and this point is made very transparent when one has the evidence of satellite imagery before him. I once received a world map from the National Geographic Society with the common geopolitical divisions...
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An Experiment Concerning Tsunami Prevention Techniques The effectiveness of three different types of coastal barriers in deterring a simulated tsunami or hurricane wave will be determined. Three six-inch tall barrier designs will be tested in a bath-tub. A design of this type could significantly reduce...
By: Jordan Larry
Water pollution is a major problem in the world today. It is mostly a major problem in the countries that contain major cities where there are many factories. One of the major countries that are affected by water pollution is France. In France, it is...
By: Rena Sherwood
Looking at the incredible variety of marine life and how they've adapted to such hostile environments, you truly realize that truth is greater than fiction. This is especially seen in three areas of marine life marine mammals, deep sea life and marine life around deep...
By: Christine G.
Scientists believe that life began in the oceans which cover the majority of our planet. Over the last 2000 million years, plant and animal life has evolved from the simplest of creatures that were mysteriously spawned in the ocean... Protoplasm, a component of every living...

 

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