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Activities for Argo Floats

These activities test domain knowledge from the Background pages and their Easy-reading versions, assisting students to develop higher levels of inquiry.


The following interactives play in any web browser supporting Flash or HTML-5 while iPad users are prompted to download and install Articulate Mobile Player for free from the iTunes App Store.

  1. What are Argo Floats?
  2. The Argo Floats programme
  3. World Oceans
  4. Properties of the sea: currents, layers and pressure
  5. Properties of the sea: salinity and temperature
  6. Properties of the sea: food webs and food chains
  7. Where in the world are we?
  8. NIWA, NOAA and the RV Tangaroa
  9. Collecting and analysing Argo Float data