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Octopus Fieldwork: Behavior to Bacteria

Dr. Chelsea Bennice, Assistant Director of Community Engagement & Programming, Research Scientist, Science Writer

Florida Atlantic University and OctoNation

Dr. Bennice shares her field research on South Florida octopuses, including innovative tools she has developed to answer challenging scientific questions.

October 21st, 2021 @ 1 PM ET

Select Supplemental Content:

[VIDEO]  South Florida PBS – Beneath the Bridge
[VIDEO]  Schoolyard Films – Octopus – Superhero of the Sea
[REFERENCE] OctoNation – Octopedia
[ACTIVITIES]  OctoNation Kids – OCTO-MANIA: An Octopus Extravaganza Activity Book
[READING]  Scientific American – The Mind of an Octopus
[FILM]  The Sea Change Project (Netflix) – My Octopus Teacher
[VIDEO & LESSON]  TEDEd – Why the octopus brain is so extraordinary
[VIDEO & LESSON]  PBS NOVA scienceNow – The Cephalopod Brain
[LESSON]  CPALMS – The Amazing Octopus
[LESSON]  NOAA Flower Garden Banks Marine Sanctuary – Adaptations from the Depths: Octopus
[LESSON]  Cardinal Stritch University – Camouflage Science Lesson: Octopus and Friends
[LESSON]  NYLearns ECSDM – Octopus Lesson Plan 

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