The museums beneath the waves

90 minutes


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As more and more underwater discoveries are uncovered by deep-sea explorers and divers across the globe, curiosity is prone to arise about these uncovered, hidden objects. How can historical pieces dating back centuries ago be preserved by the ocean? How can these new breathtaking discoveries connect humanity with the past, and how do these discoveries connect us back to ocean conversation?

The museums beneath the waves

How to prepare for class

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Key question

How is history preserved by the ocean?

Learning objectives

  • Learn about our findings from the underwater world and how they contribute to filling in gaps in our history

  • Understand the impact these items have on the underwater ecosystems

  • Create a project to identify how our history can help shape ocean conservation