Students’ engagement with science that connects with something that is relevant in their lives can increase the meaningfulness of science application and help solidify its importance.
Practical applications of ocean research findings often include presenting the research and its results in a way that is accessible to non-researchers.
Communicating oil spill research is essential to improve society’s understanding about spills and their ability to respond to and mitigate them. The Gulf of Mexico Research Initiative (GoMRI) has been funding spill-related research since 2010.
The next phase in a multi-year study to look at the effect oil has on fish will begin Wednesday at Mote Marine Laboratory in Sarasota.
A team of scientists and education staff with the Deep-C Consortium developed a user-friendly curriculum to help students make connections between the theoretical nature of science and real world applications.
As science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) skills become increasingly important to the 21st century workforce, what better way to foster those skills in middle and high school students than an old-fashioned friendly competition?
A fourth grade class at Singapore American School found Bob the Drifter and the CARTHE science group while researching ocean science and pollution online.
The BP/Deepwater Horizon oil spill dumped millions of gallons of oil and gas into the Gulf of Mexico nearly five years ago, but the effects still linger.
Scientists studying oil spill impacts in the Gulf of Mexico are sharing their exciting ocean research with citizens of all ages.
Graduate Student Opportunities with ECOGIG-2 – January 29, 2015 Ecosystem Impacts of Oil & Gas Inputs to the Gulf ECOGIG-2 (www.ecogig.org) explores and studies hydrocarbon cycling in the Gulf of Mexico at natural seeps, tracks the impacts of the Macondo Blowout, and conducts fundamental research aimed at understanding the regulation of hydrocarbon metabolism in the…