Our studies have taken a new direction. The other day, we noticed that some sharks were swimming around our boat. Luckily, they were nice sharks and didn’t bite anyone. However, it became apparent that the children maintained an interest in all things ocean. One child suggested that we needed to make our room into an ocean using paper hanging from the ceiling.
Beginning our research with some non-fiction seemed like an appropriate idea. Unfortunately, Blobfish appears to have written all over our Deep Sea Book. Oh well, nonetheless, we were able to glean some interesting tidbits about the Hadalpelagic Zone.
The barnacles of information that stuck:
“I never knew a squid could grow and I never even knew this animal was in the world.”
“[A submersible]…goes under water.”
“That kind of fish can open it’s mouth really wide. And this octopus glows.”
“I learned that fish light up in the dark”
“I learned that fish can glow.”