Sea Floor Explorer Overnight
Grades 6-8

Science Field Trip 17 hours

Students become sea floor scientists and are immersed in challenging research activities that focus on coring/ micropaleontology, underwater seismology, hydrothermal vent communities, and more. They delve into deep-sea technology as they design and test their own ROV. Their experience culminates in a morning research cruise aboard the R/V Sea Explorer where students will survey the sea floor using scientific equipment including a gravity corer, and side scan sonar.

6th: S 1a, b, c, d, e; 2d; 7a, b, c, d, e, f, g
7th: S 4 a, b, c, e, f; 7a, b, c, d, e
8th: S 1a, c; 2a, d, e; 8c, d; 9a, b, e