Deep Sea Exploration

An image of a woman with long blonde hair holding up a large fish.

In 2019, Callie Harris sailed on a Fisheries-Oceanography Coordinate Investigation (FOCI) in the Gulf of Alaska. Learn more about Callie’s experience aboard the NOAA Ship Oscar Dyson by reading her NOAA Teacher at Sea blogs.

Grade Level: 6th, 7th, 8th

Subjects (Focus/Topic): Oceanography – careers

Average Learning Time: five, 55-minute periods

Description: Students will plan a deep sea exploration expedition around the globe aboard a NOAA scientific research vessel. In a cooperative group, each student will have a different role/job/responsibility aboard the vessel.

NOAA Ship Oscar Dyson at sea
Click on this image to learn more about the NOAA Ship Oscar Dyson. Photo credit: NOAA