An oceanographer is a scientist who studies oceans.
VIRTUAL JOB SHADOW
Welcome to your first day on the job! Watch this video to see what a day in the life of an Oceanographer is like.
STEP 1: Search around your home or classroom for something made of plastic.
STEP 2: Imagine you are an oceanographer who has been hired by the manufacturer of the plastic item you chose. They want you to help them make their product more ocean-friendly.
STEP 3: Research online to learn more about how this item is made. Then try your hand as an oceanographer! What could be changed in terms of engineering, design, chemistry, and/or physics to make this item less harmful to marine environments?
STEP 4: Prepare an Oceanographer Report to communicate your recommendations to the manufacturer. Then share in the Student Showcase to build your resume as an oceanographer!