2-4 page written report. 600 – 1200 words. Please do not use science jargon – should be understood by all audiences.
Please cite sources in MLA format and include in-text citations.
The essay should discuss the following (please see the attached grading rubric):
Discuss the parameters that influence gases in solution.
Explain how nitrogen behaves when a scuba diver dives to great depths, and the consequences this can cause.
Explain various solutions to the problems caused by nitrogen gas in solution at depths.
Explain what liquid breathing is and how it works.
Discuss the progress of liquid breathing technology. (Is it real or science fiction?) Discuss the potential applications in medicine (give specific examples).
Discuss the potential applications of liquid breathing in scuba diving. (Is it real or science fiction?) How might it solve current problems? What are its disadvantages?