What Lies Below…

What do you think National Geographic Explorer-in-Residence James Cameron will find in Challenger Deep at the bottom of the Mariana Trench?

Mysterious creatures? Miraculous plants? A portal to a secret world?!

We invite students to share their ideas in the comments section of the blog. We also welcome drawings or other creative visuals. Please email all artwork as attachments (e.g. JPEG, PDF) to NatGeoEd@ngs.org SUBJECT: DEEPSEA CHALLENGE and we will post our favorites here on the blog.

Let’s see who can guess what James Cameron will find!

AnglerFishMash_HelderdaRocha.jpgAngler fish are deep-sea predators. Females attract their prey via bioluminescent protrusions on their heads that act as lures. This angler fish mask was photographed by Helder da Rocha.

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