Shipwreck Treasures, Incan Gold, and Living on Ice - Celebrating 50 Years of Adventure

Ed Sobey (Verlag)
  • 1. Auflage
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  • erschienen am 24. Juni 2020
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  • 142 Seiten
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Oceanographer and museum director Dr. Ed Sobey travels the world conducting research, arranging museum exhibitions, and training science teachers. He dives for sunken treasure, winters in Antarctica, and records whale vocalizations from his ocean kayak. In a series of short stories he relates the exotic experiences that befall a curious adventurer.

1. Auflage
  • Englisch
  • Windows
  • 3,45 MB
978-0-578-70984-0 (9780578709840)
Ed holds a PhD in oceanography and has directed five science centers and museums in the US. He was founding director of the National Inventors Hall of Fame and founder of the National Toy Hall of Fame. The Fulbright Commission has given him three awards to train science teachers overseas. He teaches for Semester at Sea and has traveled to more than 120 countries on seven continents. His wife, Barbara, plays a big role in many of his adventures including sailing across the Pacific Ocean. He has published 33 books and created and hosted his own television show on inventing and science.

Across the oceans

Hang on Tightly and Look Up

Under Fire

Living on Thin Ice

Digging a Hole in the Ross Sea

How to Go at 40 Below

This isn't Going to End Well

Sailing Across the Pacific Ocean

Let a Sleeping Whale Sleep

Hit by a Whale

Night of the Turtle


Sweetwater Paddling

Busted by US Customs Inspectors

Yellowstone River Upside Down

Now on Exhibit

Busted in Peru

Armored Car

Fire Alarms were Sounding

It Takes a Village to Catch a Thief

Fee Snake with Your Call to 911

Racing Tricycles Underwater

"Kick Me" in Cairo

Diving for Shipwreck Treasure: Cue the Jaws Theme

Sinking a Rolls Royce in the Atlantic Ocean

Museum Director's Rookie Mistakes

Lassoed by a Shark Sucker

King of Treasure Divers

Transporting Treasure

Dinosaur with a Broken Neck

Along the Great Wall of China

Creating the National Toy Hall of Fame

Traveling on a Paper Rocket

The Man with a Sub-machine Gun Said: Give the Nice Policeman Some Money

Leroy Just Got Out

Short Hike

Inside the Volcano

Goat Rocks

Bears Ate My Breakfast

Parting Thought


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