Web Assignment: TED Talks about Oceans

Dynamic Earth




This time I would like to introduce you to the TED website. TED is a conference held each year out in California. Experts in many fields come to discuss what they are doing in short presentations.


  1. Go to http://www.ted.com/
  2. In the search bar type in “Oceans”
  3. Watch the first lecture “Robert Ballard on exploring the oceans | Video on TED.com




  1. Summarize the video briefly, noting some of Dr. Ballard’s key points….



















  1. Now hit the “back” button on your browser program and go to the thirteenth response to your search. It’s the third link on the second page. It’s called…

      Capt. Charles Moore on the seas of plastic | Video on TED.com



  1. Please give a brief overview of this video…



















  1. What are your opinions about the video? Did it change you?




E.  Pick any video in the whole TED website, many are interesting and some are funny, and watch it.


  1. Give the name of the video and write a brief summary. Please include your thoughts on the video.