2015 Guidelines Announced!

It feels like the 2014 Ocean 180 Video Challenge just wrapped up, but we’re already setting our sights on 2015. Last week, our team released updated guidelines for this year’s Challenge. At first glance, it looks pretty similar to 2014- Ocean scientists with recent publications, 3 minute video abstracts, middle school student judges. Yup, all…

Making Science Relevant

If classroom teaching taught me anything, it was the importance of hooking your audience. Teaching science to a crowd of (very judgmental) 11 year olds is an exhausting endeavor. Their attention is directly correlated to how exciting you make the subject to them. You’re competing with a million different distractions in the classroom, so you…

Welcome to the Ocean 180 Video Challenge Blog!

As we enter our second year of the Ocean 180 Video Challenge, we’ll be sharing updates and stories from our team, scientists, and students. Check back soon for new posts! Ocean 180 Video Challenge aims to engage non-scientists and students in timely and relevant ocean science research while inspiring scientists to effectively share their discoveries…