Immersion Presents uses telepresence — satellite feeds and web links — to bring young kids into live research environments. In Monterey Bay, kids can explore one of the planet’s most spectacular biodiversity hotspots, with 100-foot-tall kelp forests, whales, sea otters and a diversity of life found in few other places on earth. The idea (as with the JASON Project, Robert Ballard’s project with National Geographic) is to connect kids with real scientists, and help them truly know the wonders of the planet.
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Legendary ocean explorer Robert Ballard (he found Titanic) takes us on a mindbending trip to hidden worlds underwater, where he and other researchers are finding unexpected life, resources, even new mountains. He makes a case for serious exploration and mapping — Google Ocean, anyone? (Recorded February 2008 in Monterey, California. Duration: 18:19.) Watch Robert […]
Crossposted from the TED Fellows blog: We’re super excited to pair up with TED Fellow Perry Chen’s Kickstarter to launch the new TED Fellows Curated Page, dedicated to highlighting the Kickstarter projects of past and present TED Fellows. Check back often to see what the Fellows are up to and help spread the word so […]