Milan and Harison investigate some pretty strange looking fish at Long Beach’s Aquarium of the Pacific. And these girls are dedicated researchers. When they dive in to snorkel at the aquarium, the water is only about 60 degrees Fahrenheit!
Then DFTV joins sailing aficionados Brian and Max as they create model sailboats at the California Science Center. Later they set sail in the Pacific to determine the most efficient design by racing head to head in a sailing regatta. That’s sailing speak for a race!
If Hollywood is all about swimming with sharks, this scientist should be a famous movie star because he swims with sharks for a living! Meet Steve Blair, an elasmobranch expert. This fancy word means he specializes in sharks and rays. Steve tells us all about it in the Scientist Profile.
The La Brea Tar Pits, in the heart of downtown Los Angeles, have revealed over 3 million fossils from the last ice age, 40 thousand years ago! But there’s something even more unique about these bubbling pits of goo. Just where do all the bubbles come from? Give us your best guess in the Whiz Quiz, just to the right on this page.