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Subject: Science: Natural & Physical

Underwater World for Kids Series

Oceans are incredible and incredibly important! They cover 71% of the Earth's surface and contain 97% of our planet's water; they play a vital role in climate and weather; they are key to transportation and recreation, and they certainly may hold cures to many diseases, especially since more than 95% of the underwater Click for more

Episode 6: Manta Rays, SeaWorld Australia, Bottle Nose Dolphins, Night Diving

Episode  6: Manta Ray, SeaWorld/Aust., Dolphin, Diving

The Manta Ray is the largest of the rays and roams throughout all tropical waters of the world, typically around coral reefs. We visit Papua New Guinea to check out a special place for Manta Rays. Next we take a look at a couple of special areas of diving: Enriched Air and Ice Diving. SeaWorld, in Queensland, is Australia's premier marine park, and it has a number of unique aspects that make it a world leader within its field; scientific research and education we learn are key components of its operation. We take a close look at the natural behavior of Bottle Nose Dolphins at the marine park. Then we spend time with the PADI Seal team to learn about another special area of diving - night diving. 2013 IJS 30 min.

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