Dive Deeper at Home: Creating a Scientific Illustration
An Activity for Deep Sea Animal Adaptations Week
In the video above, fish biologist Kate Bemis, illustrator Rachel Keeffe, and ocean educator Lara Noren discuss the adaptations of the three-tooth puffer and show you how to sketch one. This Zoom webinar aired July 15, 2020, as part of the museum's Deep Sea Animal Adaptations week, a Natural History Summer Explorations program for students entering Grades 3-7.
You can watch the video and then do the challenge below, or go right to the challenge.
Deep Sea Exploration Challenge
One fun and important art and science connection is scientific illustration! In this challenge, you will make a scientific illustration of a deep sea fish using a grid technique.