Under the Ice: A Marine Biologist at Work

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By Kathy Conlan, Canadian Museum of Nature
Publisher Kids Can Press
Under the Ice: A Marine Biologist at Work
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Imagine suiting up and slipping into water so cold that exposed skin can freeze in seconds and equipment can suddenly seize up. These are the dangers that Kathy Conlan faces when she goes to work. Kathy is a marine biologist who has scubadived in oceans off the Arctic and Antarctic two of the most hostile environments on Earth. Under the Ice is a fascinating firstperson account of a woman scientist at work. Highlights of Kathys research on how pollution affects the fragile environments under the ice and stunning photographs of places few will ever visit make this a book readers will be eager to dive into.

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8810 words8,810 words
56 pages56 pages
Lexile 980LLexile 980L
Grade 3 to 7Grade 3 to 7
Age 8-12Age 8-12
Published 2002Published 2002

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