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The Science Behind: Tagging Basking Sharks

4 minutes 11 seconds

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Basking sharks are the second largest shark in the ocean, and NOAA scientists are using the latest technologies to study them. The scientists capture and tag the sharks in an effort to study their movements and preferred habitat. Part of "The Science Behind" series.

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Runtime: 4 minutes 11 seconds

Sea turtle grazing on the ocean floor. Caption: in the waters off the west coast of Florida.
The Science Behind
Episode 1
4 minutes 24 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
A Basking Shark with its mouth wide open. Caption: They are the second largest shark in the ocean--
The Science Behind
Episode 2
4 minutes 11 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12