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Mysteries of the Deep Earth: Expedition to Australia’s Underwater Volcanoes

Mysteries of the Deep Earth: Expedition to Australia’s Underwater Volcanoes

Expedition on Australia’s research vessel, the R/V Investigator, to study two parallel chains of extinct underwater volcanoes in the Coral and Tasman Seas

Oceans and Volcanoes: Learning Materials

As part of our expedition, Jamie Menzies (Educator on Board) and Sam Brear (Onshore Educator) have designed some learning activities

based around the ship and the research we were doing. Here are the first few, designed by Sam:


How do you navigate at sea? Bearings! (KS3 Maths)

Bearings and Navigation – Maths – Lesson

Bearings and Navigation – Reading Bearings Worksheet


How do you navigate at sea? Coordinates! (KS3 Geography)

Plotting Coordinates – Geography – Lesson

Plotting Coordinates – Geography – Worksheet


Estimating dolphin populations (KS3 Maths)

Estimation – Maths – Lesson

Estimation – Maths – Investigation Dolphin population


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