PADI Underwater Naturalist
During this course you will learn how to teach student divers to view the aquatic ecosystems scientifically, without biases based on misconceptions and myths. Student divers learn basic organism groupings and identification, but the emphasis is placed on student diver understandings of the relationships between organisms, their environment and humans, as well as on the application of environmentally friendly dive techniques.
The course has significant Knowledge development that focuses on the aquatic realm with a broad overview of aquatic ecosystems, animal classification systems, identification of different types of aquatic animals, human interactions with aquatic animals, conservation of the aquatic world and project AWARE. Passing on to your student’s emphasis on passive observation as a responsible interaction with the environment.