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NMEA Annual Conference – Call for Presenters

Opportunity: NMEA Annual Conference Who: Marine Educators Sponsored: National Marine Educators Association Host: hosted by the Southeastern New England Marine Educators (SENEME).  Conference Dates: June 29 – July 2, 2015 Location: Newport, Rhode Island Submission Deadline: Jan 30th, 2015 More Info:   http://www.marine-ed.org/blogpost/1067768/204960/We-want-you-to-come-present-at-NMEA-2015 Our 2015 Conference’s Call for Presenters is now open! Please consider presenting a […]

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NMEA Annual Conference

Opportunity: NMEA Annual Conference Who: Marine Educators Sponsored: National Marine Educators Association Host: hosted by the Southeastern New England Marine Educators (SENEME).  Conference Dates: June 29 – July 2, 2015 Location: Newport, Rhode Island More Info:   http://www.marine-ed.org/general/custom.asp?page=NMEA_2015 Early bird registration for NMEA 2015 was extended through the end of May, however, deadlines for field trips and […]

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Blue Lobster Bowl

Opportunity: Blue Lobster Bowl What: High School Marine Science Quiz Bowl Who: High School Teachers – Start a team High School Students – Participate Marine Science Community – Volunteer Sponsor: MIT Sea Grant Event Date: February 28, 2015 Volunteer Sign up Date:  Feb 2, 2015 Description: The Blue Lobster Bowl, Massachusetts’ regional marine science quiz […]

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Plankton Net Construction and Deployment

**Please make sure that no pieces get lost while testing the sampling capabilities of your homemade plankton nets** Grade: 6-10 Lesson Time: 2 hours, multiple days Materials Required (not limited to below, anything to make a homemade net): Fabric to make the net (panty hose, old bed linens, etc) Duct tape or thread String Cups […]

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Pressing Seaweed

Grade: 1-12 Lesson Time: 1 hour Materials Required: Seaweed in saltwater A 5 x 8 inch index card or heavy paper (that can withstand being submerged in water, like watercolor paper) per seaweed sample A piece of 6 x 9 inch cotton fabric (from old sheets, pillow cases, etc) per seaweed sample Two pieces of […]

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Kelp in the Cupboard

Grade: 4-8 Lesson Time: A few minutes to discuss the activity (activity is homework); next day, 30-60 minutes discussing what items students found kelp in Materials Required: Student sheet (included below in Activity download) Summary: Students will use this activity sheet to find as many examples of the use of kelp in products in their […]

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Overfishing/Sustainable Fishing

Grade: 3-9 Lesson Time: 30-60 minutes Materials Required: Two or three bags of popped, plain popcorn (depending on class size) Small paper cups (1 per student) Large paper plates (1 per group) Spoons (1 per group) Straws (1 per student) Watch (for timing) Fishing Log (students can make these as part of the class, or […]

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