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Title Scope: Ocean
Published Australia : TEN, 2013
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Summary Dive headlong into the deep to explore some of the science in the ocean.OCEAN FORECASTINGIt's important to know what's happening out in the ocean, but how do ocean forecasts actually come about? Gary Brassington from the Bureau of Meteorology explains how the ocean's water temperature, salinity and currents are measured.SCOPE IN A FLASHTed reports on a beluga living at The National Marine Mammal Foundation in San Diego, California, who researchers believe can mimic human speech.SCUBA DIVINGTo be able to explore the underwater world, you'd need to be able to breathe like a fish, own a submarine... or start SCUBA diving! Josh D'Ambrosio from Adelaide SCUBA gives the basics on this aquatic sport.EXPERIMENT: FREEZING SALTWATERJunior experimenter Lilli conducts an experiment to see how salt affects how water freezes. SEA ANEMONESThese ocean dwelling creatures have toxic venom... which has the potential to save lives! Barbara Sanderson and Karen Van Da Silva from Flinders University explain how and why they are studying these surprisingly dangerous animals.FLYING SUBMARINEA plane can fly in the air and a submarine can sink to the ocean floor, but what if a machine could do both? Mechanical engineering students from The University of Adelaide explain how they designed and tested this unique machine. So navigate your way in and join Dr Rob as once again the ordinary becomes extraordinary, under the SCOPE
Event Broadcast 2013-04-04 at 16:00:00
Notes Classification: G
Subject Oceanography -- Forecasting.
Oceanography -- Study and teaching.
Saltwater encroachment -- Environmental aspects.
Science -- Experiments.
Sea-anemones -- Behavior.
Underwater exploration.
Form Streaming video
Author Bell, Robert, host