Education

Graphing Ocean Motion

Data-Driven Activity
Image of Nautilus rising up over waves
Ocean Exploration Trust

Our mission to explore the ocean sends the ship and team into the open ocean to work in various sea conditions and wave heights. E/V Nautilus rocks and rolls out on the ocean’s waves. Explore this real data set from the ship’s sensors to plot the motion of pitch, roll, and heave.

Disciplinary Core Ideas