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Deep Sea Diver
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Deep Sea Diver

In this ocean engineering activity, learners explore buoyancy and water displacement. Then, ... (more)

In this ocean engineering activity, learners explore buoyancy and water displacement. Then, learners design models of deep sea divers that are neutrally buoyant. (less)

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History, Law, Politics
Mathematics
Chemistry
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Geoscience
Physics
Space Science
Technology
Social Sciences
Education
Material Type:
Activities and Labs
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Provider:
Science and Math Informal Learning Educators (SMILE)
Provider Set:
SMILE Pathway: Science and Math Activities in One Search
Author:
L'Oreal USA For Girls in Science
National Science Foundation
Northrop Grumman Foundation
PPG Industries Foundation
Twin Cities Public Television
Oh Buoy!
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Oh Buoy!

Learners work in pairs to design, construct, and test a device that ... (more)

Learners work in pairs to design, construct, and test a device that exhibits positive, neutral, and negative buoyancy. They test a number of different objects in water to see if they sink or float. Then they experiment with different configurations of modeling clay and aluminum foil, and attempt to construct an object with neutral buoyancy - which neither sinks nor floats but sits in the middle of the water. Learners begin this activity by listening/reading chapter 18 from "James and the Giant Peach" by Roald Dahl. The lesson plan includes handouts, background information, and suggested extension activities. (less)

Subject:
Mathematics
Chemistry
Geoscience
Physics
Technology
Education
Material Type:
Activities and Labs
Instructional Material
Lesson Plans
Provider:
Science and Math Informal Learning Educators (SMILE)
Provider Set:
SMILE Pathway: Science and Math Activities in One Search
Author:
NASA
OMSI
Oregon Museum of Science and Industry
SCUBA, Spring 2007
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SCUBA, Spring 2007

This course will thoroughly educate the successful student with the knowledge and ... (more)

This course will thoroughly educate the successful student with the knowledge and skills necessary to be a certified beginning SCUBA diver. The prerequisite for the course is passing the MIT SCUBA swim test and demonstrating a "comfort level" in the water. At the end of the class, students will attempt to pass the certification exam to become certified divers. The class is taught in two parts each week: a classroom session and a pool session. The classroom sessions along with the reading material will provide the student with the knowledge necessary to pass the written exam. At the pool, the water skills are taught in progressions that build on the previous skills, making the difficult skills seem easy. (less)

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Science and Technology
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Full Course
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Provider:
M.I.T.
Provider Set:
MIT OpenCourseWare
Author:
Taylor, Halston
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