Comments from the Classroom

Ten weeks ago, Ocean 180 opened classroom registration for teachers around the world and the response has been nothing short of incredible. Since July, 227 teachers have added nearly 1,000 classrooms and more than 22,000 middle school students to our judging team. These students will be responsible for viewing and evaluating the top 10 video abstracts, searching…

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…

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…