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By Don Rauf, Monique Vescia

It is a profession consultant to the glorious international of oceanography. ''Virtual Apprentice: Oceanographer'' introduces younger readers to a desirable profession learning the oceans. this beneficial new profession advisor takes readers backstage with profiles of operating pros, 'Reality cost' sidebars that support readers make a decision if this can be the activity for them, 'A Day within the existence' task record of a regular day at the task, and lots more and plenty extra to assist them comprehend what a profession in oceanography will be like. This illustrated consultant is the precise place to begin for teens attracted to changing into oceanographers.Chapters comprise: Diving in to Oceanography; Oceanographer at paintings; Oceanography Tech and traits; Oceanographer in education; different Fish within the Sea; youngsters Ask, Oceanographers resolution; and, Oceanographer for an afternoon.

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Fill the small bottle with very hot water (ask your teacher or a parent to help you) and a few drops of food coloring. Keep the bottle upright and carefully lower it to the bottom of the big glass container. Make a chart with two columns. In the first column, write a prediction of what you expect will happen. In the second column, write a description of what actually does happen. 14:00 Make some waves! Fill a plastic water bottle halfway with water and four drops of food coloring. Use a small funnel and add enough vegetable oil to fill the rest of the bottle.

You have pieces of the puzzle and you investigate it. I went to the United States to study, and I finished my degree in chemistry at the University of Washington. When I looked for a job in chemistry, there weren’t many opportunities. However, there was an opening for a chemist to research the chemical composition of the fat in the heads of marine mammals, such as porpoises and whales. Their heads are filled with a very fatty tissue. Scientists were trying to see if the fatty tissue plays a role in echolocation.

In a program called SEA Semester, at Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI), students sail on wind-powered ships to the deep ocean to learn about the sea and conduct research projects. As you continue with your education, your studies advance. You may examine the relations between humans and marine life, energy resources in the oceans, and maps of the ocean floor. Oceanographers often go beyond four-year college and earn graduate degrees. In the United States, the three top oceanographic research institutions are Scripps Institution of Oceanography (SIO) in San Diego, California, Woods Hole (WHOI) in Massachusetts, and the School of Oceanography at the University of Washington in Seattle.

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