Chemistry of the Sea Archives - Sailors for the Sea

Salty Ocean

Students will learn why the ocean is salty and visualize why it’s easier to float in seawater than in freshwater.

Acidic Ocean

Students use thier own exhaled breath and a red cabbage pH indicator to visualize how our oceans are becoming more acidic. 

Osteoporosis of the Sea

An interactive activity demonstrating the effects of ocean acidification on shelled marine organisms, the ocean food web and to humans.