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Jacque Cousteau. By: Allyson Benedict. Jacque Cousteau. Why I chose Jacque Cousteau…. I chose Jacque Cousteau because he is an oceanographer and I love the ocean. Jacque Cousteau is a famous underwater explorer and film maker . He has discovered many fascinating animals and plants in - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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Jacque CousteauBy: Allyson Benedict

Jacque CousteauWhy I chose Jacque Cousteau.I chose Jacque Cousteau because he is an oceanographer and I love the ocean.Jacque Cousteau is a famous underwater explorer and film maker . He has discovered many fascinating animals and plants in the ocean. He has also invented underwater breathing devices. Birth Certificate

This is to Certify thatJacque Cousteau weighing 6 lbs. 5 oz. was bornon the 11th day of June toDaniel and Elisabeth Cousteauin the year of 1910.My diaryI was born July 11 1910, in Saint-Andr-de-Cubzac, France.I went to the French Naval Academy. One summer while visiting in France, I was in a terrible car accident.I broke both of my arms and to regain my strength, I swam everyday in the ocean.This is when I fell in love with the ocean and my career began.Jacque Cousteau invents theair tank for scuba divers!!!Jacques Cousteau desired the freedom of movement of free diving. But he also wanted the longer time underwater of the helmet system. In 1943, Cousteau co-developed an air tank system that a diver would wear on his back. The system supplied air only when the diver breathed in - so no air was wasted. Cousteau called it the Aqualung. It is similar to the diving tanks that are still used today.

Jacques Cousteau could now travel down and see what a shipwreck looked like. He could swim with the fish and discover new, strange creatures. Today, many people dive for work or for enjoyment. Cousteau is regarded as the father of modern diving.

June 11th, 1910 Jacques Cousteau is born1937Jacques married Simone Melchior Cousteau 1950Jacques becamepresident of theFrenchoceanographiccampaigns1989President ReaganAwarded the Medal of Freedomto himJune 25, 1997Jacques diedTimelineCousteaus FamilyJean-Michel CousteauJacques Cousteaus sons

Jacques Cousteaus wife:Simone Melchior Cousteau

Philippe Cousteau

An interesting factIn 1943, with mil Gagnan, Cousteau invented the self-contained underwater breathing apparatus (scuba).

Blue Hole, Belize

Cousteau swimming with a turtleCousteau swimming with a Great White shark

Jacque Cousteaus bookBelize

9Jacque Cousteaus other jobs French oceanographer inventor photographer explorer environmentalist

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My family and I snorkeling in Belize!!!!