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Post  JohnOC on Mon Nov 17, 2014 4:12 pm

John O’Connor

Title: How and why is deep sea exploration beneficial to society?

Thesis: Although it may not seem like it, unlocking the mysteries of deep-sea ecosystems can reveal new sources for medical drugs, food, energy resources, and other products. The deep sea helps many people of many different professions to help understand their field.

1: Introduction
A: Basic points on why its important
B: Professions it helps
C: Lay down 5% has been discovered
D: Lots of undiscovered life
E: Basic deep sea exploration helps us understand climate change
F: deep sea exploration is about discovering the unusual and unknown

2: Its about expanding our horizons in order to better understand our Earth and answer questions we would never have thought to ask.
A: Crazy life forms in the deep
B: understanding other planets
C: Can gain lots of knowledge about earth and Life

3: Exploration leads to technological advances and engineering innovation as we strive to meet new challenges
A: Deep sea pressure
B: James Cameron Mariana Trench
C: Examples of deep sea submersibles and why they were significant on their first dive

4: It makes your nation great, just like the moon, the deepest points of the ocean are a feat to achieve.
A: Submersibles=Spaceships
B: Simply because we have not been there before and no one know what lies there.
C: Driven to get there because of the rise of a challenge presented

5: The deep sea can open secrets to Medical Drugs and new human food.
A: Deep ecosystems contain new species that have potential for medical drug use
B: Also, these species can be used as human food

6: Conclusion
A: Sum up points of every paragraph
B: reiterate top reasons for exploration and refer to thesis with conclusion sentence


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“What is Ocan Exploration and Why is it Important?” NOAA Ocean Explorer Podcast RSS. National Oceania and Atmospheric Association, 24 July 2014. Web. 16 Nov. 2014.
Roach, John. "Technology Opens Deep Seas to Exploration." National Geographic. National Geographic Society, 22 June 2014. Web. 17 Nov. 2014.
Lewis, Tanya. "Incredible Technology: How to Explore the Deep Sea." LiveScience. TechMedia Network, 15 July 2013. Web. 17 Nov. 2014.
Carlyle, Ryan. "Why Don't We Spend More On Exploring The Oceans, Rather Than On Space Exploration?" Forbes. Forbes Magazine, 31 Jan. 2013. Web. 16 Nov. 2014.
"Deep Sea Exploration." Deep Sea Exploration. Explorations.org, 2005. Web. 17 Nov. 2014.


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