Journey into Midnight Research Cruise

 

K-6 teachers, join us this fall for Creep into the Deep: Journey into Midnight!

Despite being the largest habitat by volume on the planet, the water column remains one of the most poorly explored environments. This is especially true once one moves below 1000 m into the bathypelagic realm. Join world renowned deep-sea explorers Dr. Sonke Johnsen, Dr. Tamara Frank, Dr. Edie Widder, Dr. Heather Judkins, and Dr. Heather Bracken-Grissom as they shares the research and discoveries from the NOAA Ocean Exploration and Research supported expedition, Journey into Midnight: Light and Life Below the Twilight Zone

Follow  the science team:

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  • Fun activities
  • Meet the Science Team: Creep Into The Deep Science Team Bios
  • NOAA Ocean Exploration’s special pages for this cruise. Here you’ll find excellent in-depth information about the research
  • Postcards from the Deep
  • More fun activities 
  • Join WhaleTimes June 29, 2019 at Oregon Coast Aquarium’s World Ocean’s Day celebration to hear more about Journey to Midnight discoveries.

Join the Science Team

Fall 2019: Creep into the Deep: Journey into Midnight

    • Research Project: Journey into Midnight: Light and Life Below the Twilight Zone
    • for 3-6th grade classrooms 
    • Funded by: NOAA Ocean Exploration and Research

Creep into the Deep™, takes your STEM curriculum to new depths!  Created in 2009, WhaleTimes’ Creep into the Deep  creates a connection between scientists and students. It also lets you bring deep-sea animals, exploration, and science into your classrooms in a unique and inviting way. What’s in the deep that a kid would like? Animals dressed in red velvet, some as transparent as glass, and others that flash and ripple with light so bright they could light a room. Every animal and discovery in the deep is weirder and more wonderful than the next. Only 5% of the ocean has been explored. In order to protect the ocean, there is so much more we must learn. Join us on a mission to investigate how the cool creatures that creep in the deep survive!

Designed for 3-6th grade classrooms. By participating in the program, students become Virtual Members of a deep sea mission, receive daily emails from scientists, photos, and answers to their questions.  Students even send their autographs into the abyss

Teachers, space is limited. To enroll or for more information, email us: sigsbee  at  our website   whaletimes.org

 

Journey into Midnight: Light and Life Below the Twilight Zone team:

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