TIDES, marine science, education, conservation, scuba diving, application

Changing Tides

Catherine E. Christopher, Ocean First Education

When you think about the ocean, you very rarely connect it with Boulder, Colorado. Why would you?

ocean, science, education, conservation, love, appreciation

Love of the Ocean

Lynna Kaucheck, Ocean First Education Advocate

The summer after third grade my paternal grandparents drove my sister and I from our home in Michigan, across the country, to British Columbia.

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A Rising Tide, Episode 1 - The Premiere

Matt Abraxas, Ocean First Education Advocate

For the past 3 months, production for the new documentary series, A Rising Tide, has been underway.

citizen science, education, data, contribute, engage, share

Citizen Science

Michael Rice, Ocean First Education

How you can help scientists without needing a PhD.
science, education, marine, ocean, conservation, boulder, colorado

How education has changed my perception of the environment

Alysia Prater, Ocean First Education Advocate

Reduce. Reuse. Recycle. Conserve. Compost. Be conscious. Protect.

coral reef, conservation, education, marine science, travel

2018, Year of the Reef

Catherine E. Christopher, Ocean First Education

During the November General Meeting in Paris two years ago, the International Coral Reef Initiative declared 2018 as the third International Year of the Reef.

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A Rising Tide, The Show

Matt Abraxas, Ocean First Education Advocate

“A rising tide lifts all the boats”. This means that as more problems are solved, everyone benefits.

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No Reason to Fear

Catherine E. Christopher, Ocean First Education

Shark. What’s your gut reaction when you hear that word?

VR, 360 video, virtual reality, marine science, education, development

360° Video - The Making

Klara Fejer, Ocean First Education

I used to think 360° video robbed videographers of the creative aspect of capturing a shot...

marine science, education, conservation, science, knowledge

The Importance of Marine Science

Catherine E. Christopher, Ocean First Education

Why should you care about the ocean?

marine science, education, conservation, programs, local, colorado

For the Love of Water

Kathryn Foster, Ocean First Education Advocate

A combination of my intense love of water and my passion for working with kids, lead me to becoming a swim instructor for almost 10 years now.

climate change, education, science, society, action, environment

Climate Change

Catherine E. Christopher, Ocean First Education

It’s in the news. It’s science. It’s somewhat controversial.

conservation, education, activisim, community service, engage, science

Find Your Community

Marlee Glasgow, Ocean First Education Advocate

Facts, figures, and headlines can make the world’s problems distant and insurmountable. It’s easy to shut it off and choose to not care.

science, education, theory, law, hypothesis, question

Hypotheses and Theories

Michael Rice, Ocean First Education

Recently I was driving to work, listening to an interview with a scientist about some research they just completed. I don’t remember what the interview was about, but something resonated with me when the interviewer asked about the hypothesis.

environment, conservation, marine science, proactive, education

Connecting to the Ocean from 1,000 Miles Away

Klara Fejer, Ocean First Education

Situated over a mile high and known as one of the most beautiful, active, and environmentally conscious cities in the world, Boulder, Colorado is known for many things. Proximity to the ocean is not one of them.