A new caretaker has started at our school and he sent a video to our class. The video shows him scuba diving in the ocean with fish and sharks. The students had a lot of questions. We have recorded their thinking and we are now gathering books, clips and information on fish, scuba diving and sharks. This mini inquiry is a good way to get to know our new caretaker as well as learn how to use information to answer our questions. If you are a scuba diver we would love to hear from you!
Here is a sample of some of our questions:
Why are bubbles come up?
Why do sharks have lines on their faces?
What do fish eat?
How can the people stand under water?
How do sharks swim?
Why do sharks swim in circles?
Do sharks have teeth?
Why can’t they just wear masks? Why do they have special equipment?
Do all swimming things need flippers?
We have a lot of wonderings to explore.