Discipline: Education and Outreach

Only one ocean

Steve Van Zandt goes by Solar Steve when he’s writing songs and performing with the Banana Slug String Band. The group’s based in Santa Cruz, California, and they make music about science and conservation.

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Dotted shrimp and sugary fish

In the heart of Savannah, an experiment is underway…to see whether the same science topics can be made engaging for students of all ages, from elementary to graduate school. And that experiment…it’s working.

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MBARI: A seaside sequel

The waters off Monterey, California are rich fodder for scientists and educators alike. And MBARI’s just the place to forge the collaborative connections between those two groups.

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Sounds of science

This is what happens when a team of educators and artists are set loose aboard an oceanographic research vessel, armed with an audio recorder and their imaginations.

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Scientists, teachers and artists, oh, my!

Right now, in the middle of the Pacific, a team of scientists, educators, animators and artists are hunkered down on a ship together. For two months straight. The idea is something big, and it’s not a reality TV show.

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Reflections

Ocean Gazing considers its past. And we invite you to be a part of its future.

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Accentuate the positive

Anyone can be a scientist, and the elementary schoolers of New Jersey can prove it. At Rutgers last April, their enthusiasm for ocean science was just frothing over.

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One world, one ocean: Part II

Xiamen sits on the southeast coast of China where dozens of high school and college students are rethinking how people should teach and learn about the oceans. It’s a wave of thought that might very well propagate.

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One world, one ocean: Part I

This is a story of what happens when two worlds meet. And it all started when, several years ago, one man invited a friend to visit his home.

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A Cook at sea

A teacher and her students at a junior high in the middle of Arkansas make the case that the ocean touches landlocked states too. All it took to drive the point home was a voyage on the Pacific Ocean.

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