Drawing a data buoy, a satellite and an Argo float [video]

Follow John Joyce’s example and learn how to draw some instruments observing the ocean

© Foras na Mara Marine Institute

Individual activity
Duration: 15 min
Type of activity: drawing
Language: English
Materials required: pen and paper

This activity is part of the “Sea how to draw” series. In this video, cartoonist John Joyce is filmed drawing a simplified data buoy, a satellite and an Argo float, while explaining how they work.

Follow up with a reading activity or a game:

“The ocean is my home” (5-8)

Follow the journey of an Argo float (5-8)

For older participants, try an online quiz:

How do Argo floats observe the oceans? (9-11)