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Deep Dive With Polaris

Watch our recorded ROV footage and use SuperNOVA Identification Guides to help collect data on the seaweed and animal species we’ve found in different aquatic habitats in Halifax Regional Municipality!

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Polaris Habitats

Rocky Marine

Northwest Arm
March 17, 2020
Brittle stars and urchins!
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Rocky/Sandy Marine

Northwest Arm
March 25, 2020
Shipwreck and nudibranchs!
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Rocky/Sandy Marine

Halifax Boardwalk
March 9, 2020
Sea stars!
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Brackish/Aquatic

Lawrencetown Lake
March 21, 2020
Oysters and leaves!
Polaris Habitats

Aquatic/Brackish

Porters Lake
March 21, 2020
A whole lot of algae

Identification Guides

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Deep Dive: Activity Guide

We need some help identifying seaweeds and algae we’ve seen with our ROV. Learn how to collect data!

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Deep Dive: Polaris Worksheet

Use our worksheet to record your observations and log your data to add to our database of ocean life!

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Habitat Videos

Check out SuperNOVA’s YouTube Channel and use Polaris videos titled “uncut” for the Deep Dive activity.

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Seaweed and Animal Identification Guides

Use these identification guides of common seaweed and marine animals to identify the life you see in our ROV videos.

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Deep Dive: Educator Guide

If you’re a parent or educator, have a look at this resource to answer any ROV and habitat questions you might have.

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Deep Dive: Info Sheet

If you still have questions or want to learn more, have a look at this resource to answer any ROV and habitat questions you might still have.