Nome-ward Bound

We returned to Nome on the afternoon of August 22. Our scientists successfully completed their objectives and have returned to Oregon State University, the Virginia Institute of Marine Science, UC Santa Cruz, and the Hakai Institute. This is a brief update on the last leg of the cruise before we came into port. This post…

Follow the Flow

In this series, educator Deb Greene walks us through some of the science on the ship. She explores the practices of science and how they fit in with the Next Generation Science Standards. Deb has taught and been involved in curriculum development in both the public and private sector for over 35 years. She currently…

Setting the Standard

In this series, educator Deb Greene walks us through some of the science on the ship. She explores the practices of science and how they fit in with the Next Generation Science Standards. Deb has taught and been involved in curriculum development in both the public and private sector for over 35 years. She currently…

Encouraging Student Engagement

In this series, educator Deb Greene walks us through some of the science on the ship. She explores the practices of science and how they fit in with the Next Generation Science Standards. Deb has taught and been involved in curriculum development in both the public and private sector for over 35 years. She currently…

Chemical Oceanography

In this series, educator Deb Greene walks us through some of the science on the ship. She explores the practices of science and how they fit in with the Next Generation Science Standards. Deb has taught and been involved in curriculum development in both the public and private sector for over 35 years. She currently…

What Scientists are Asking

In this series, educator Deb Greene walks us through some of the science on the ship. She explores the practices of science and how they fit in with the Next Generation Science Standards. Deb has taught and been involved in curriculum development in both the public and private sector for over 35 years. She currently…

Lessons from the Sea

Part 1: The Practice of Science In this series, educator Deb Greene walks us through some of the science on the ship. She explores the practices of science and how they fit in with the Next Generation Science Standards. Deb has taught and been involved in curriculum development in both the public and private sector….

Microplastics in Marine Mud

Ocean plastics present serious problems. Plastics choke and starve wildlife, pollute the water and degrade living conditions in coastal and island communities, introduce toxins into the marine food web that extend up to us in our seafood, damage fish stocks, and decrease overall ocean health. The “Great Pacific garbage patch” formed by the North Pacific…