Engineering Is Bringing Fish Up from the Deep


Engineering Is Bringing Fish Up from the Deep explores the story of how Academy scientists designed a portable decompression chamber in order to safely transport fish discovered on their expeditions to the Philippines.

  • Engineering Is Bringing Fish Up from the Deep | E-book

    The new, media-rich e-book from QUEST, Engineering Is Bringing Fish Up from the Deep, explores the story of how Academy scientists designed a portable decompression chamber in order to safely transport fish discovered on their expeditions to the Philippines. The book dives into the science of pressure — from the air pressure we experience every day to water pressure and the special adaptations of fish.

    You can find our other e-books at kqed.org/ebooks.

    Grades: 6-12
  • Bringing Fish Up from the Deep | QUEST

    Learn how scientists at the California Academy of Sciences have designed a portable decompression chamber to safely bring new fish species up from deep in the ocean’s twilight zone.

    This video is part of our Engineering Is: Bringing Fish Up from the Deep e-book. The e-book explores the science and engineering principles behind the California Academy of Sciences’ portable decompression chamber, and includes videos, interactives and media making opportunities. Find our other e-books at kqed.org/ebooks.

    Grades: 6-12
  • Science Spotlight: Fish, Swim Bladders and Boyle's Law

    Learn how pressure changes affect the volume of gases in this demonstration of Boyle’s Law.

    This video is part of our Engineering Is: Bringing Fish Up from the Deep e-book. The e-book explores the science and engineering principles behind the California Academy of Sciences’ portable decompression chamber, and includes videos, interactives and media making opportunities. Find our other e-books at kqed.org/ebooks.

    Grades: 6-12
  • Career Spotlight: Biologist | QUEST

    Want to know what being a biologist at the Steinhart Aquarium at California Academy of Sciences entails? Watch this career video to find out.

    This video is part of our Engineering Is: Bringing Fish Up from the Deep e-book. The e-book explores the science and engineering principles behind the California Academy of Sciences’ portable decompression chamber, and includes videos, interactives and media making opportunities. Find our other e-books at kqed.org/ebooks.

    Grades: 6-12

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