For many college students, the summer after freshman year means heading home for jobs waiting tables, working at youth recreation programs or scooping ice cream at the beach snack bar. But after completing his first year at the University of Delaware, Sam Koeck came home to Connecticut to the kind of paid internship usually afforded only to students further along in college.
“Observe the Ocean; Secure the Future,” will be the theme of the 22st annual Quahog Bowl academic competition for high school students at UConn’s Avery Point campus from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Feb. 2.
Now in its second year, the Climate Corps class invites students to tackle this global challenge on local scales, methodically breaking it down into more manageable parts.
The NOAA Sea Grant John A. Knauss Marine Policy Fellowship application period is now open. The Knauss Fellowship provides a unique educational experience to graduate students who have an interest in ocean and coastal resources and in the national policy decisions affecting those resources.
Connecticut Sea Grant is co-sponsoring two teacher workshops in September about how to use Long Island Sound in the classroom.
“Exemplary Practices in Marine Science Education,” co-edited by Diana L. Payne of Connecticut Sea Grant, has been published by Springer Nature, which calls it the “first international book on marine science education and ocean literacy.”
Despite rainy weather, about 100 people turned out for the Fairfield Shellfish Commission’s Annual Clam Clinic on May 19.
In the ninth and final round of the 21st annual Quahog Bowl on Feb. 3 at UConn Avery Point, the teams from Ledyard and Glastonbury high schools stood neck-and-neck until the last question.
Saturday Feb. 4, 2017 at UConn Avery Point Hosted by Connecticut Sea Grant The National Ocean Sciences Bowl (NOSB) is an academic competition for high school students focusing on ocean-related topics. The competition combines a Jeapordy-style question and answer round with Team Challenge Questions, requiring analysis and synthesis of scientific data and/or concepts. The Quahog […]
Collaborative research on teaching and learning practices in high schools could pay off by improving coastal literacy in Connecticut. “All residents of the state of Connecticut are intimately linked with the coastal ecosystem. Our state’s coastal resources provide food, jobs, and recreational activities” says Michael Finiguerra, a coastal scientist at the University of Connecticut. Yet, […]