We’re Chasing Plankton

Thursday, July 31, 2008 The scientists onboard are conducting a variety of experiments, all of which require participants from the microbial world. These scientists need the little microscopic critters that inhabit the Earth’s oceans. So, how do you find critters that exist on a scale where a million of...

Aloha from the R/V Kilo Moana!

Wednesday, July 30, 2008 Welcome to my Hawaiian Teacher at Sea Adventure with the scientists from the Center for Microbial Oceanography: Research and Education (C-MORE). Over the next two weeks, I’ll share my experiences onboard the Research Vessel Kilo Moana as I sail with 27 scientists, and the crew...

Miriam Sutton: Teacher at Sea

Miriam Sutton, a North Carolina middle school teacher, participated in the C-MORE/ OPEREX research cruise as a Teacher at Sea. During the cruise, she provided communication and developed educational activities that assisted teachers and scientists in bringing the research project into the classroom. Her main objectives were to establish...