Walking on Ice

Ms. Callaghan’s Classroom Jil Callaghan is a 6th grade science teacher at Houck Middle School in Salem, Oregon. She is posting blogs for her students while aboard the Research Vessel Sikuliaq as part of a teacher at sea program through Oregon State University.  As the timing of our science projects got shifted from encountering ice and…

Questions From Students

Ms. Callaghan’s Classroom Jil Callaghan is a 6th grade science teacher at Houck Middle School in Salem, Oregon. She is posting blogs for her students while aboard the Research Vessel Sikuliaq as part of a teacher at sea program through Oregon State University.    Is it really cold?  How cold is it? It has been between…

We saw the Aurora Borealis!

Ms. Callaghan’s Classroom Jil Callaghan is a 6th grade science teacher at Houck Middle School in Salem, Oregon. She is posting blogs for her students while aboard the Research Vessel Sikuliaq as part of a teacher at sea program through Oregon State University.  Seeing the Aurora Borealis (the Northern Lights) is something that was on everyone’s…

Una entrevista con el Profesor Miguel Goñi

Miguel Goñi ha sido un profesor de Oceanografía en Oregon State University durante once años.  El ha llevado a cabo investigaciones en lugares tan diversos como Papua Nueva Guinea, el Golfo de Mexico, el Golfo de California, ambos Atlántico y Pacífico nortes, el Mar Mediterráneo An interview with Professor Miguel Goñi Miguel Goñi has been…

The underwater flying glider

Ms. Callaghan’s Classroom Jil Callaghan is a 6th grade science teacher at Houck Middle School in Salem, Oregon. She is posting blogs for her students while aboard the Research Vessel Sikuliaq as part of a teacher at sea program through Oregon State University.  Earlier this week we deployed a glider that belongs to the University of…

Sampling from the Sea

Ms. Callaghan’s Classroom Jil Callaghan is a 6th grade science teacher at Houck Middle School in Salem, Oregon. She is posting blogs for her students while aboard the Research Vessel Sikuliaq as part of a teacher at sea program through Oregon State University.  We’re Doing CTDs all the time! What are they?? Out here in the…

Multi-coring

Ms. Callaghan’s Classroom Jil Callaghan is a 6th grade science teacher at Houck Middle School in Salem, Oregon. She is posting blogs for her students while aboard the Research Vessel Sikuliaq as part of a teacher at sea program through Oregon State University.  Getting to the Bottom of What’s Happening in the Arctic Ocean Yesterday we…

Watch out for Wildlife!

Ms. Callaghan’s Classroom Jil Callaghan is a 6th grade science teacher at Houck Middle School in Salem, Oregon. She is posting blogs for her students while aboard the Research Vessel Sikuliaq as part of a teacher at sea program through Oregon State University.  One of the neat things about going on a science expedition is that…