Learn about what an oceanographer does and the instruments she uses
Individual or group activity
Duration: 30 min
Type of activity: colouring sheet
Materials required: crayons, pencils, markers…
This activity can be used as a starting point to introduce the different ocean observation networks and the everyday work of an oceanographer. The sheet shows an Argo float, a glider, a radar, a ship, a buoy, a probe measuring water conductivity, temperature and depth (CTD) and a sea turtle carrying a sensor on its carapace.
The oceanographer has various outfits and instruments adapted to each of her activities. This can be used to show what outfit is best fo what task: lab work, collecting samples, work on a boat, etc.