National Science Education Standard: C Life Science Grades 9 to 12

Sonar in the sea

Kelly Benoit-Bird works on all kinds of ocean animals ranging from zooplankton to whales. And ocean observatories could make her science even more exciting.
[audio:http://coseenow.net/podcast/files/2009/03/og04.mp3]

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Coral concerns

Chris Martens is alarmed by the global disappearance of corals. To learn more, he lives at the bottom of the ocean on Conch Reef off Key Largo, Florida for up to 2 weeks at a time.
[audio:http://coseenow.net/podcast/files/2009/03/og03.mp3]

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Seeing the small

Heidi Sosik and Rob Olson describe how a shared frustration led them to develop a special underwater camera that takes pictures of tiny cells in the ocean. It has revolutionized how the ecology of the ocean is studied. [audio:http://coseenow.net/podcast/files/2009/02/og02.mp3]

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