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  • Mangrove Kayaking - Filming Chemistry in Florida

    Recently the Untamed Science crew went on a geocaching adventure treasure hunt off of the coast of Key Biscayne in Miami, Florida. Ecogeeks Danni Washington and Diego Meza searched for a series of little treasures, or geocaches, that all had a thermochemisty theme. They had to locate each geocache by following a series of GPS coordinates and using a handheld GPS. But that was just the beginning… In order to get the next set of GPS coordinates, Danni and Diego had to figure out what type of chemical reaction was occurring with the items in or around each geocache container. And along the way, they waded through mangrove forests, kayaked over tide pools along the Florida coast, and hiked in an everglades forest. Stay tuned for our upcoming High School Chemistry series to see the video!

    Images from the trip




    Written by Rob Nelson

    Rob is an ecologist from the University of Hawaii. He is also an award-winning filmmaker. As principle director of Untamed Science productions his goal is to create videos and content that are both entertaining and educational. When he's not making science content, he races slalom kayaks and skydives.

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