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TOPICS: Anthropology, Earth, Exploration, Nature
Extreme Cave Diving
"Extreme Cave Diving" follows a fearless team of scientists as they venture into blue holes—underwater caves that formed during the last ice age—and discover intriguing evidence of the earliest human inhabitants of the islands, animals seen nowhere else on Earth, and a remarkable record of the planet's climate.
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Welcome to NOVA's "Lesson Ideas." This new feature mines NOVA's vast library to bring you a robust selection of interactives, video clips, and lesson plans you can use to make science come alive for your students. Come back each week for a new collection centered on a different topic area.
Subject areas covered: Anthropology/Archaeology, Earth Science, Life Science, Oceanography

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Introduce the Program and Topics Present the program's overall science
or career topics to your students.
Use these resources to provide background for the lesson ideas suggested in the "Learn the Science" and "Discover Careers" sections.

Learn the Science Introduce key science topics and concepts with these media-rich resources.  
Understand the science of caves.

Discover what scientists are seeing under water.

Discover Careers See what it's like to work in the field.  
Related Careers
Find out about careers related to exploring blue holes.

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