The NMEA Three

What’s it like to spend a week surrounded by a few hundred marine science educators from around the world? Amazing. Last week, the Ocean 180 team was at the National Marine Educators Association (NMEA) Meeting in Annapolis, MD. Since wrapping up the conference, I’ve been struggling to find a way to sum up the experience. Feeling a bit…

Ocean 180 heads to NMEA!

Members of the Ocean 180 steering committee are making their way to Annapolis today. While the allure of crab cakes and sailing is strong, we’re here for another one of the area’s best summer features: The 2014 Marine Educators Association (NMEA) Meeting! With hundreds of formal and informal educators, scientists, and professors from around the world…

New to video? No problem.

Creating an Ocean 180 video abstract might sound like a great idea, but filming and editing may not be skills you have had the chance to develop in your career. Looking at the finalists from last year might leave you feeling equal parts impressed, inspired, and intimidated. But it may be easier than you think, even for the novice…

What Makes a Winning Video Abstract?

Fitting your research into 3 minutes is not an easy job. In fact, most scientists who created video abstracts last year remarked it was the most difficult part of the challenge. There are a multitude of stories from your research, great moments and experiences that led to your results. Unfortunately, 180 seconds isn’t always enough…