Students aren’t the only ones tired of being stuck in the classroom doing traditional school work. This April, 19 enthusiastic teachers from around Virginia attended a two-day workshop designed to show teachers how they could conduct meaningful watershed educational experiences (MWEEs) outside. The workshop was sponsored by Virginia Sea Grant and the Chesapeake Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve in Virginia (CBNERR-VA).
A research tool more often linked to forensic science is helping to crack the case of a marine mystery: how many populations of cownose rays are out there?
Motivated by flooding from recent hurricanes, leaders at state and local levels have begun to take a serious look at planning for rising sea levels.
The Mid-Atlantic Marine Education Association honored Lisa Ayers Lawrence with the 2014 Informal Educator Award in July.
Sixteen teachers from all around Virginia got together to learn about and explore coastal change at the 2014 Virginia Coastal Ecosystems Field Course. The Virginia Sea Grant funded workshop took place from July 7-12. Through hands-on activities and lectures given by scientists and National Science Foundation GK12 fellows, the teachers learned about coastal field work. They […]
Fourteen regional and international modeling experts gathered at Virginia Institute of Marine Science (VIMS) on May 2 to practice the latest techniques in mathematical modeling.