Students set out on a shark-tagging adventure in Florida

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The University of Miami has found a way of teaching that students can really “sink their teeth into.” Professors have created a floating classroom for them to learn hands-on about…..sharks.

Correspondent John Zarrella takes us to Shark School in Florida.

The world’s oceans have seen the biggest shark decline in forty years. Researchers at Dalhousie University in Canada put the number of sharks killed each year at 100 million.

Marine biologists say more education about shark species is desperately needed. So where do you begin? At the University of Miami in Florida, it’s with high school students and their classroom is on the water.

“Americas Now” Correspondent John Zarrella quite literally tagged along.

Students set out on a shark-tagging adventure in Florida

Students set out on a shark-tagging adventure in Florida

The University of Miami has found a way of teaching that students can really “sink their teeth into.” Professors have created a floating classroom for them to learn hands-on about…..sharks. Correspondent John Zarrella takes us to Shark School in Florida. The world's oceans have seen the biggest shark decline in forty years. Researchers at Dalhousie University in Canada put the number of sharks killed each year at 100 million. Marine biologists say more education about shark species is desperately needed. So where do you begin? At the University of Miami in Florida, it’s with high school students and their classroom is on the water. “Americas Now” Correspondent John Zarrella quite literally tagged along.