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"The Alvin Submersible and Deep-Sea Technology"

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Mr. Rick Chandler, WHOI, Alvin Submersible Operations Group
Mr. Chandler, Submersible Operations Coordinator, took participants on a trip through the development, history, and activities of the United States’ deepest-diving research submersible, Alvin. Included in the presentation were accounts of many of Alvin’s benchmark accomplishments, including the first discovery of sea floor hydrothermal vents.

Web-based Resources

How Stuff Works, submarines

Office of Naval Research

Alvin's history, with images

R/V Atlantis

Water Pressure exercice

Coast Project, technology links

Vessels and Vehicles of the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

Buoyancy activity

Put it There: Building a Manipulator Arm activity
Part of the NSTA Jason IV Curriculum

Creature from the Deep, a Sea Education Association lesson plan

Last updated: June 24, 2014

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