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For the first time in its long-running history, the Spoonbill Ocean Sciences Bowl, a regional high school competition in St. Petersburg, FL where teams compete to advance to the National Ocean Sciences Bowl, will be held virtually.
March 12, 2021Community Engagement
Developed in 2014 by CMS students, the goal of the Jr Scientist program is to give middle and high school students the opportunity to volunteer at the festival, as a way to engage them in science.
December 11, 2020Community Engagement
Oceanography Camp for Girls continues virtually.
November 20, 2020Community Engagement
Dr Karyna Rosario is based within the Marine Genomics Laboratory at the University of South Florida in the US. Her research, focusing on viral metagenomics, has led to the discovery of a novel indicator that helps detect harmful pathogens in wastewater. The findings will lead to safer lives for all of us.
September 23, 2020Community Engagement
The camp looked a bit different this year. Instead of the traditional three-week in-person format, the camp will be a hybrid virtual and in-person format taking place over the next nine months.
July 31, 2020Community Engagement
Since mid-March life has been about adaptation. Adapting to new learning and work environments. Adapting to virtual happy hours and Zoom calls with not-so-tech-savvy parents.
June 2, 2020Community Engagement
We are proud to launch this program with the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Suncoast so we can that educate kids about the challenges and opportunities facing our precious coast, while also empowering them toward action.
How marine science dripped onto the artist’s canvas.
During the day of the event Natalia Lopez was going to talk to only one group, but both the students and teachers asked if Natalia Lopez could stay longer to ask more questions, talk to their friends in other grades and get more details about these opportunities.
The “Great American Teach In” is a fun opportunity for community members to talk to kids about their careers and the experiences they had to get to where they are in their field.
This blog whisks you through my summer doing marine science with Girls Inc—and you don’t even have to get your feet wet!
For the past couple summers Dr. Mya Breitbart's lab has done outreach activities with Girls Inc. of Pinellas, an organization that inspires young girls to be strong, smart, and bold through afterschool programs and summer camps.