Field Trip 2018

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The Prepare Students section will get your class ready for the Sustainable Seas 2018 virtual field trip.

The Sustainable Seas field trip experience was made up of a number of components which took place in Term 1 2018.

Field Trip - Term 1 2018

Monday 5 March

travel day

Travel Day 

Read the diary about the travel day from Dunedin to Nelson to begin the Sustainable Seas virtual field trip. Read the ambassador updates.

 

Tuesday 6 March 

ecosystem connectivity

Ecosystem connectivity

Read the diary about the adventure out to Delaware Bay by boat to check on the health of the local blue cod population. Watch the videos to see how everything is interconnected within an ecosystem. Look at what can affect this ecosystem and how these impacts can be managed. Read the ambassador updates and listen to a recording of today's web conference.

Wednesday 7 March

estuaries and tipping points

Estuaries and tipping points

Read the diary to discover why estuaries are such important ecosystems. Watch the videos to see what impacts upon estuaries and see how to help experts with their research into environmental tipping points. Read the ambassador updates and listen to the recorded web conference.

 

Thursday 8 March

ocean currents and drifters

Ocean currents and drifters

Read the diary to see how technology is helping to measure the properties of seawater. Watch the videos to find out how oceanographers map currents and track impacts such as sediment and nutrient runoff in Tasman Bay. Read the ambassador updates and listen to the recorded web conference.