Question Sheet: Eyes on the Depths


Before reading:

  1. What are some challenges faced by scientists who study the deep sea?
  2. What kinds of scientists study the oceans?

During reading:

  1. Why does Edith Widder compare exploring the deep-sea to "driving a tank

    through Yellowstone"?

  2. What are some advantages of the Johnson-Sea-Link II over other types of


  3. How does the Eye-in-the-Sea camera system work?
  4. What is bioluminescence?
  5. How do humans see differently from most deep-sea creatures?
  6. What are some theories...

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