Focus Questions: 1. What can you learn about science and the study of the oceans from a working oceanographer? 2. How does this affect your interest in oceans and oceanography? Objectives: The students will investigate: 1. The factors have drawn people to scientific study. 2. The rewards to be found in the study of oceans. 3. The drawbacks or difficulties in pursuing a scientific career. 4. The difficulties encountered by a working oceanographer. 5. The importance of devoting time, energy, and passion in the study of the ocean. 6. Careers in oceanography.