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View a recording of the webinar "Ocean Literacy: Updates and Future Directions"

View a recording of the webinar "Ocean Literacy: Updates and Future Directions"

Listen to ocean sciences educators discuss the latest direction for the Ocean Literacy Campaign. This one-hour webinar was conducted on September 1, 2011, and was an updated version of the same presentation at the 2011 NMEA Annual Meeting in Boston, MA.

Topics covered include:

1. a recap of the Ocean Literacy Framework,

2. the Next Generation Science Standards,

3. resources such as the Ocean Sciences Curriculum Sequence, and

4. an overview of the Ocean Literacy Web Site. 

Presenters include:

  • Sarah Schoedinger, NOAA Office of Ocean Exploration
  • Diana Payne, Connecticut Sea Grant Program*
  • Craig Strang, UC Berkeley Lawrence Hall of Science, COSEE California*
  • Lynn Tran, UC Berkeley Lawrence Hall of Science, COSEE California
  • Lynn Whitley, USC Wrigley Institute Env. Studies, Sea Grant, COSEE West
  • Peter Tuddenham, College of Exploration, COSEE CA and West

(*Diana Payne presented at NMEA, but not in this webinar; Craig Strang presented in the webinar but not at NMEA)