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We’re based in Boulder, Colorado but our love of the ocean takes us around the world as we participate in conferences, research and exploration. Keep up to date with our latest news and events.

Ocean First Education to Present This Week at CAEE Conference in Denver

Ocean First Education to Present This Week at CAEE Conference in Denver, March 10th

Catherine Christopher and the team from Ocean First discuss the importance of engaging CO students in marine science and the opportunities available through their TIDES program. Read More

Look for Ocean First Education at NCAR on 'Super Science Saturday'

Look for Ocean First Education at NCAR on 'Super Science Saturday', November 5th

Students attending 'Super Science Saturday' on Nov. 5 will have a chance to explore the ocean’s role in the earth’s climate at the exhibit sponsored by Ocean First Education. Read More

Shark Cage and Great White Shark

"The Truth About Sharks" is Course of the Month

The Truth About Sharks is the featured course this month from Ocean First Education and is available to any student, parent, homeschooler or educator. Read More

Measuring oceanic white tips.

Thinking About a Career in Marine Biology? Start With Ocean First Education Webinar Thursday, Sept. 22

Ocean First Education will host a free webinar on Thursday, Sept. 22 designed to encourage students to pursue their dream of becoming a marine biologist. Read More

Ocean Literacy

Colorado Digital Learning Solutions Selects Marine Science 101

Ocean First Education today announced that Colorado Digital Learning Solutions (CDLS) will offer Marine Science 101 through its supplemental online course network, serving over 50 school districts around the state. Read More

Ocean Literacy

Study Live Ocean Data with Ocean First Education’s Interactive Portal to the Argo Buoy Project

Ocean First Education announced the deployment of a user-friendly online portal that provides teachers and students with an interactive tool to tap the vast reservoir of data from the Argo Buoy Project. Read More

Ocean Literacy

Ocean Literacy is Course of the Month

Ocean Literacy, a core course from Ocean First Education, is the featured course this month, available free to any student, parent, homeschooler or educator. Read More

Caine Delacy

Ocean First Education’s Director of Science and Research to Speak at 5th Annual STEM Forum & Expo

Dr. Caine Delacy to present, “Integrating 360 Degree Video Technology to Engage Students, on July 29 Read More

Caine Delacy

Ocean First Education’s Director of Science and Research to Present at 13th International Coral Reef Symposium

Dr. Caine Delacy will speak on June 21 at session titled, “Unique Structure of Reef Fish Communities in East Africa" Read More

Explorer Series

Jesuit College Preparatory School of Dallas Deploys Ocean First Education’s Marine Science 101 for Summer Program

Forty high school students attending the Jesuit College Preparatory School of Dallas today begin two weeks of engagement with Ocean First Education’s Marine Science 101 curriculum in preparation for a trip to the British Virgin Islands. Read More

Explorer Series

Ocean First Education to Host Webinar on Coral Reef Expedition on Tuesday, June 7

Expedition focuses on East African Coastline; a story of an impossible idea becoming reality Read More

Explorer Series

Ocean First Education Goes Global Through Exclusive Deal with Scuba Schools International

Ocean First Education courses will be translated into multiple languages and reach divers and marine science enthusiasts through more than 3,000 dive shops around the world. Read More

Explorer Series

Ocean First Education’s Marine Science Course Approved to Meet the University of California’s Admission Requirements

Ocean First Education, offering digital marine science curricula for grades K-12, today announced that its full-semester course Marine Science 101 fulfills a science requirement for admission to the University of California (UC). Read More

Explorer Series

Ocean First Education to Host Webinar on Integrating Robotics into Marine Science on Tuesday, May 17

Guest presenter Andrew Thaler is an expert in drones and underwater remotely-operated vehicles (ROVs) and will participate in a free webinar on Tuesday, May 17. The event begins at 10 a.m. MST. Read More

Explorer Series

Discovery Education Features Ocean First Education in Earth Day Segment about the Ocean, April 19

Underwater expedition, “Take a Deep Dive Under the Sea,” is now available; Twitter chat with experts on Friday, April 22 at 1 p.m. EST Read More

Explorer Series

Ocean First Education to Host Webinar on Deep Ocean Coral Reefs on Monday, April 18

Dr. Caine Delacy will host twilight reef specialist, Dr. Sonia Rowley Read More

Discovery Education

Discovery Education Observes Earth Day with Virtual Expedition, April 4, 2016

On Friday, April 22, Discovery Education will host a virtual field trip with Ocean First Education. Read More

Shark Webinar

Ocean First Education’s Director of Science and Research Will Host Shark Webinar on Friday, March 25

On Friday, March 25, Ocean First Education is hosting a free webinar that will explore the critical role sharks play in the marine ecosystem. Read More

Mission Blue

Ocean First Education’s Curriculum Director to Present This Week at CAEE Conference in Denver, March 16, 2016

Ocean First Education, offering standards-based online marine science education, announced today that curriculum director Catherine E. Christopher will present at the Colorado Alliance for Environmental Education (CAEE) conference in Denver on Friday, March 18. Read More

Mission Blue

Ocean First Education Awards Grants to Five Early-Career Scientists, March 14, 2016

Ocean First Education today announced it has awarded grants to five early-career scientists studying a variety of topics involving marine science and ocean education from Peru to Micronesia. Read More

Mission Blue

Ocean First Education Joins Mission Blue Partner Network, March 7, 2016

Ocean First Education today announced it has joined Mission Blue as an affiliate partner. Read More

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