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Mariana Trench

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Activity

The Mariana Trench: Earth's Deepest Place

Students locate the Mariana Trench on a map, discuss who has jurisdiction over it, and identify the challenges of e...

Lesson

Engineering Pressure

Students will be inspired by James Cameron’s historic DEEPSEA CHALLENGE dive to investigate pressure and use ...


Activity

Protecting the Mariana Trench

Students read about the establishment of the Mariana Trench Marine National Monument and discuss why it is imp...


Activity

Deep-Sea Decisions

Students research members of the team behind the historic DEEPSEA CHALLENGE expedition and then take on the role of...


Activity

Adapting Under Pressure

Students investigate conditions in the deepest parts of the ocean, make inferences about ocean creatures based on t...

Article

Kevin Hand | The Search for Life Beyond Earth

Use this collection of resources to engage students before and after a National Geographic student matinee....



Lesson

Solving a CHALLENGE-ing Problem

Inspired by James Cameron’s historic DEEPSEA CHALLENGE dive, students will investigate pressure, biological a...

Article

Failure: The Key to Success

Explorer-in-Residence James Cameron's record-breaking DEEPSEA CHALLENGE expedition was not without some setbacks, b...


Historic Article

Piccard and Walsh Go Deep

On January 23, 1960, Jacques Piccard and Don Walsh descended 10,915 meters (35,810 feet) into the Pacific Ocean in ...


Activity

Engineering Inspirations from Nature

Students investigate how nature can inspire engineers. Students follow an engineering process to design an underwat...


Activity

Resources in the Deep Sea

Students learn about the three ocean light zones, make predictions about deep-sea resources, and read about those r...

Activity

Undersea Geology

Students locate and label geologic features of the ocean and explore the relationship of these features to plate te...



Activity

Dissecting Exploration Vehicles

Students research and compare three deep-sea exploration vehicles to determine how the designs of these vehicl...

Activity

Exploring Extremes

Through videos, students hear astronauts and deep-sea explorers describe what life is like in the extreme environme...


Activity

Exploring Pressure

Students conduct a series of experiments to see how water depth affects pressure. They then develop a model to illu...


Activity

Investigating Pressure

Students explore the relationship among force, area, and pressure through a variety of examples and models. They co...


Activity

You Can Take the Pressure!

Students engineer a model vessel that can rise slowly to the surface from a depth of 3 meters (10 feet) under water...

Article

Filmmaker, Inventor, and Explorer: James Cameron

James Cameron is the deepest man in the world . . . the Oscar-winning filmmaker and innovative inventor descended m...



Article

DEEPSEA CHALLENGE

Travel with James Cameron and the DEEPSEA CHALLENGER team as they attempt the first ever solo dive to the world's d...

Article

Deep Knowledge

Marine microbiologist Dr. Douglas Bartlett and marine geologist Dr. Patricia Fryer share information obtained from ...