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Add a Splash of Marine Science

Catherine E Christopher, Ocean First Education

The ocean covers more than 70% of this planet; it ignites our curiosity and impacts our lives every day.

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Using Tools

Linda Petuch, Teacher Ocean First Education Advocate

Using science tools and creating models is not only a valuable, it is also a lot of fun.

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Students and Animals

Linda Petuch, Teacher Ocean First Education Advocate

I was very fortunate to keep live animals in my science classroom.

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Authentic Learning

Linda Petuch, Teacher Ocean First Education Advocate

One of my favorite ways to facilitate authentic learning is by taking my students outside.

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Active Learners

Linda Petuch, Teacher Ocean First Education Advocate

I learned that one of the greatest gifts we can give our students is to involve them as ACTIVE learners.

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Antarctica!

Graham Casden, Ocean First Education

If you’re like I was,  ‘Antarctica’ conjures images of flat, white vastness as far as the eye can see.

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New Scuba Divers!

Dawne Mangus, Teacher

Aspen Ridge Preparatory School has twelve new Junior Open Water Divers!

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Ocean Optimism

Klara Fejer, Ocean First Eduation

When asked about the future of our ocean, many people may take a grim and often pessimistic stance after considering modern day news and statistics...

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Try New Things!

Fatima Flores Almanza, A Rising Tide Scholar

Hello, I’m Fatima Flores Almanza and I am one of the A Rising Tides scholars.

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Looking Ahead

Catherine E. Christopher, Ocean First Education

Another year is coming to an end, which brings with it a time for reflection and looking ahead.

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Go Big!

Joshua Johnston, A Rising Tide Scholar

Looking back on this year as it comes to a close, I’ve had some important life-changing experiences.

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And the Beat Goes On

Graham Casden, Ocean First Education

So...now what? The scholars slowly shuffle their feet one by one and climb aboard the bus for the drive back to Ft. Lauderdale.

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Ocean Conservation

Shelley Briscoe, Ocean First Education Advocate

Marine science and ocean conservation are extremely important for children to learn.

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The Next Chapter

Micaela Kimmett, A Rising Tide Scholar

Winner-winner, seafood dinner! Hi, I'm Mica and I'm one of the lucky TIDES 2 scholarship recipients!

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Channel Islands - An MPA?

Klara Fejer, Ocean First Eduation

What is a marine protected area without diligent management and patrol?