Connecticut Sea Grant Education Coordinator Diana Payne has been promoted to associate professor in residence by the University of Connecticut’s Board of Trustees.
Scientists from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration will lead three webinars especially for children in grades 2 to 6 on April 20, 22 and 24 about different marine science topics.
Professor Joe Roman will deliver the April 7 Coastal Perspectives Lecture, “Raising Whales: How the Recovery of Cetaceans Can Help Restore the Oceans,” via WebEx at 7:30 p.m.
Connecticut Sea Grant is encouraging teachers and parents to check out the many online educational resources available that can be used for virtual and at-home lessons about Long Island Sound and the larger marine environment.
Beachcombing along the Connecticut coast can be a fun and healthy educational activity for families eager to get out outdoors while the COVID-19 virus keeps children home from school.
Photographer Elizabeth Ellenwood and UConn Marine Sciences Prof. J. Evan Ward will offer different and complementary perspectives on the proliferation of plastics in the marine environment at a Feb. 25 talk at the Avery Point campus of the University of Connecticut.
Two teacher workshops on how to use Long Island Sound as the basis for life and earth science lessons will be offered in September.
A six-minute video about “Crosscurrents,” the 10-year retrospective exhibit of artists supported by the Connecticut Sea Grant Arts Support Awards Program, is now available viewing.
Secondary life and earth science teachers are invited to a water- and land-based workshop on Saturday Sept. 7 on Long Island Sound aboard a SoundWaters schooner departing from the dock in Stamford.
Learning marine biology, physics, chemistry and other sciences may have started in the classroom for these teenagers, but their recent opportunities to showcase what they know in a regional then a national competition gave them a whole new level of enthusiasm for the world of oceanography.