You Don't Always Take What You Need

Focus Questions: 1. Based on the equipment preview and discussion activity, what would you need to have aboard ship to complete a successful 3 day-night research cruise? 2. How do scientists decide what equipment to take? 3. Who makes the decisions on what to take? Objectives: Students will be able to: 1. Make a list of the necessary items that will be needed aboard ship during a research cruise. 2. Categorize all needs into several major groups such as human needs, ship needs, equipment needs, research needs.

Author
Karen Moyd; adapted by Lonnie Breslow
Organization Affiliation
Skidaway Institute of Oceanography (SkIO)