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Teaching Students About Marine Technology

“We use marine technology as a hook to teach engineering and technology,” says Deidre Sullivan, director and principal investigator of the Marine Advanced Technology Education (MATE) Center in Monterey, California. Continue reading

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Drifters Take Students on Scientific Ocean Journeys

For three years, sophomores at Swampscott High School in Swampscott, Massachusetts, have been releasing drifters—devices that float along and track ocean currents—as part of Chris Ratley’s College Placement II Geometry class. To a casual observer, geometry class “might not seem … Continue reading

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