Explore the Ocean floor

Topics:

Biological Sciences – Ecosystems

Earth and Space Sciences – Environment

Additional: Careers

Concepts (South Australia):

Biological Sciences: Interdependence and Ecosystems; Diversity and Evolution

Earth and Space Sciences – The Earth’s Surface

Year: 2, 3, 4, 6, 7,  9, 10

Video length: 1:45m

By analysing algae on the surface of the ocean, scientists from the Institute for Marine and Antarctic Studies at the University of Tasmania have figured out how to model and predict biodiversity on the Antarctic seafloor. In this video, hear from PhD candidate Jan Jansen about how the modelling process works, and check out some awesome deep sea creatures.

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