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Teaching Oceanography to Boy Scouts

Professors teach all the time. After all, that’s what professors do. But when confronted with young Boy Scouts, Professor George Maul found that if he was to truly inspire others with his passion for oceanography, he might have to adjust his teaching style. But he also found that the rewards were well worth it.

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Pete Puffin’s Wild Ride Cruising Alaska’s Currents

Pete’s Wild Ride

After falling overboard from a cruise ship, Pete Puffin spent many years voyaging the stormy seas at the mercy of ocean currents. Thanks to a collaboration between children’s book author and illustrator, Libby Hatton, and scientists from the Alaska Ocean Observing System, Pete’s story has a happy and scientifically accurate ending.

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