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Extreme 2001: A Deep-Sea Odyssey

Extreme 2001: A Deep-Sea Odyssey

Excellent site documents an oceanographic expedition studying hydrothermal vent communities on the Pacific seafloor. Scientists from several disciplines take part, describing their research, the technology needed to conduct deep sea exploration, answering questions from classroom students. Interactive species profiles cover biology of vent marine life, with 3-D views, audio and video clips. Shipboard preparations and technology are included, and 3-D views of submersible Alvin exploring a vent. Appropriate for grades 6 and up.


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