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Title: Extreme 2001: A Deep-Sea Odyssey
Url: http://www.ceoe.udel.edu/extreme2001/index.html
Publisher: University of Delaware. College of Earth, Ocean and Environment
Description: 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.
LC Classification: Geography. Anthropology. Recreation -- Oceanography -- Underwater exploration
Science -- Geology -- Paleontology -- Geographical divisions (General and zoological) -- Ocean bottom
Science -- Microbiology -- Microbial ecology -- By type of environment -- Water. Aquatic microbiology -- Seawater. Marine microbiology -- Hydrothermal vents
Science -- Natural history. Biology -- Natural history (General) -- Geographical distribution. Biogeography. Phylogeography -- Physiographic divisions -- Water. Aquatic biology -- Marine biology
Science -- Zoology -- Geographical distribution -- Physiographic divisions -- Water -- Ocean -- Hydrothermal vents
GEM Subject: Science -- Biology
Science -- Oceanography
Science -- Biological and life sciences
Science -- Earth science
Science -- Instructional issues
Science -- Geology
Key Concept: Oceanography -- Thermal properties
Key Concepts Complete: Yes
Date Issued: 2001
Resource Type: Demonstrations
Instructional Materials
InteractiveResource (DCMI Type Vocabulary)
MovingImage (DCMI Type Vocabulary)
Science Materials
Format: html
Audience: Elementary School Teachers
Middle School Teachers
Primary Education
Secondary Education
Language: English
Rights: University of Delaware College of Marine Studies and Sea Grant College Program
Access Rights: Free access
Subject: Biological oceanography
deep sea exploration
earth science
Environmental science
hydrothermal vents
marine science
oceanographic research
online expeditions
Pacific Ocean
Physical sciences
Virtual expedition
Date Of Record Release: 2011-06-24 03:00:04 (W3C-DTF)
Date Last Modified: 2010-11-16 02:42:46 (W3C-DTF)
Full Record Views: 90
Resource URL Clicks: 7
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