CONCEPT - WHY STUDY THE OCEAN
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Students use inflatable globes to demonstrate that approximately 70% of the Earth is covered by water.
In this ice-breaker activity, students draw what they know about the ocean.
Students use a set of materials selected by the instructor to build a boat with a specific task in mind. The steps of Scientific Inquiry are stressed, and the concept of buoyancy is reviewed.