Dive and Discover is going to the Gulf of Mexico and your students are invited to come along. Scientists from Pennsylvania State University, Temple University, Haverford College, and Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution will use the deep-sea submersibles Alvin and Sentry to explore the ocean floor for signs of impact on deep-ocean ecosystems by the recent oil spill.
The online adventure gives your students access to daily posts from Alvin’s support ship, R/V Atlantis, that report on the excitement and challenge of research at sea, life aboard ship, and breaking news of what the scientists find each day. Students can also delve deeper into topics related to life in the ocean and email questions to researchers on board.
Take your classroom to sea this semester—the adventure begins December 6, 2010. Follow the expedition http://www.divediscover.whoi.edu