CARTHE, RECOVER, and DEEPEND attend the Tortuga Music Festival. Photo Courtesy of Laura Bracken.

Spring 2017 – Education Spotlight

Spring 2017 – Education Spotlight – JUNE 8, 2017 (From Spring 2017 Newsletter) The Consortium for Advanced Research on Transport of Hydrocarbon in the Environment (CARTHE), the Relationships of Effects of Cardiac Outcomes in Fish for Validation of Ecological Risk (RECOVER) Consortium, and the Deep Pelagic Nekton Dynamics of the Gulf of Mexico (DEEPEND) Consortium attended the Tortuga Music Festival from April 7-9, 2017…

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Winter 2017 – Education Spotlight

Winter 2017 – Education Spotlight – MARCH 16, 2017 (From Winter 2017 Newsletter) ACER recently launched a new fact sheet series. The series will ultimately include fifteen fact sheets, which will focus on emerging science from ACER’s seven research groups. The fact sheets can be viewed and printed from the ACER website here! DEEPEND has…

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Visitors check out the ROV tank at the Ocean Discovery Zone exhibit at the Penn State vs Kent State Football game in September. Photo Credit: ECOGIG.

Fall 2016 – Education Spotlight

Fall 2016 – Education Spotlight – NOVEMBER 28, 2016 (From Fall 2016 Newsletter) ECOGIG: ECOGIG recently launched this season’s Science and the Stadium events. This year, ECOGIG is traveling with their Ocean Discovery Zone exhibit to other institutions within their consortium, and their first event of the fall season took place at Penn State in…

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Summer 2016 – Education Spotlight

Summer 2016 – Education Spotlight – JULY 29, 2016 (From Summer 2016 Newsletter) ECOGIG brought their Ocean Discovery Zone Exhibit to the 2016 Atlanta Science Festival which took place in the Olympic Centennial Park in Atlanta and had over 17,000 attendees. Visit ECOGIG’s Facebook page for photos from the event and ECOGIG’s Vimeo page for…

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CWC hosts an Introduction to Oceanography class. Photo Credit: CWC.

Spring 2016 – Education Spotlight

Spring 2016 – Education Spotlight – MARCH 31, 2016 (From Spring 2016 Newsletter) CWC Coastal Waters Consortium has two research experience for undergraduates (REUs) internship positions available for summer 2016. The internships will last for ten weeks starting in June 2016. Applications will be accepted until April 1, 2016. Please visit the CWC website for…

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Visitors check out ECOGIG’s Ocean Discovery Zone at Science at the Stadium. Photo Credit: ECOGIG.

Fall 2015 – Education Spotlight

Fall 2015 – Education Spotlight – December 10, 2015 (From Fall 2015 Newsletter) Deep-C: Using GoMRI science, Deep-C developed a multidisciplinary high school curriculum focused on geomorphology, geochemistry, ecology, physical oceanography, and modeling to help students make connections between theoretical science and real world applications. The curriculum is available on Deep- C’s website here. ECOGIG:…

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Photo Credit: CARTHE and Singapore American School.

Summer 2015 – Education Spotlight

Summer 2015 – Education Spotlight – August 26, 2015 (From Summer 2015 Newsletter) CARTHE – Students from Singapore American School in Singapore have been working on building their very own Bob the Drifter. The class put together a video and reached out to CARTHE for advice on how to build their drifters. CARTHE’s Outreach Manager…

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Spring 2015 – Education Spotlight

(From Spring 2015 Newsletter) DEEP-C – Deep-C’s education and outreach team worked with GoMRI scientists to publish several ocean science fact sheets, which are now available on Deep-C’s website. The colorful sheets highlight information on deepwater corals and sharks, oil-eating microbes, and more! CWC – In January 2015, CWC hosted a Dads and Daughters outreach…

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Ph.D. student Ryan Sibert directs the young ROV pilots at a game in Athens, Georgia. Photo Credit: Christine Laporte/ECOGIG.

Winter 2015 – Education Spotlight

(From Winter 2015 Newsletter) ECOGIG scientists recently launched the “Science at the Stadium” education program to connect fascinating undersea research technology with the thrilling college football atmosphere. On game day at the University of Georgia (UGA) and University of Mississippi (UM) stadiums, researchers invited kids to pilot remotely operated vehicles (ROVs), the robotic submarines used…

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Deep-C summer intern and University of West Florida student Katie Vaccaro throws out a drift card on her Gulf research cruise with Dr. Richard Snyder. Photo Credit: Deep-C.

Fall 2014 – Education Spotlight

(From Fall 2014 Newsletter) CWC provided scholarships for two high school students to participate in LEAD Camp (LUMCON’S Estuarine Awareness and Discovery), a week-long science camp that provides both lab and field-based learning experiences, exposing students to Louisiana’s coastal habitat and broadening their understanding of potential oil spill impacts to the environment. Deep-C hosted nine…

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