April 10, 2020
Commander Colin Little, Acting Commanding Officer aboard NOAA Ship Okeanos Explorer currently moored in Norfolk, VA
This webinar will introduce you to another one of NOAA’s commissioned officers and a day in his life aboard the NOAA Ship Okeanos Explorer, one of 16 research vessels in NOAA’s fleet, dedicated to exploration and discovery. Tour the bridge, mess deck, galley, staterooms, engine room, and more. (Grades 2-6 but all ages will enjoy)
Resources to access at home:
» Okeanos Explorer Home Page with information about the ship, the team, and expeditions.
» Submersibles Page. Commander Colin mentions remotely operated vehicles in his talk and you can learn all about them here!
» NOAA Office of Ocean Exploration and Research teams up with Octonauts. Check out Octonauts and NOAA Ship Okeanos Explorer!
» Tour of the Okeanos Explorer (6 minutes)