July 13, 2017

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July 5, 2017

For the Love of Oysters:
Taking growers from novice to master

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June 28, 2017

Virginia SeaGrant Welcomes Summer Interns

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October 20, 2016

From Bayside to Oceanside

Science teachers explore coastal ecosystems with VIMS educators.
April 14, 2016

Serving an Icon and an Invader at the 24th Chefs’ Seafood Symposium

Virginia’s culinary community learned about native oysters and invasive blue catfish at this year’s Chefs’ Seafood Symposium.
March 7, 2016

New VIMS Education Specialist Revamping Online Portal

Celia Cackowski is a new Virginia Institute of Marine Science education specialist affiliated with Virginia Sea Grant.
January 5, 2016

Expanding Citizen Science to Coast and Sea: A recent publication

At the 2014 International Marine Conservation Congress, a project team including Virginia Sea Grant postgraduate fellow Amy Freitag convened a focus group to consider challenges and opportunities related to expanding citizen science in marine and coastal environments.
June 23, 2015

Science Teachers Put Lessons from Field Course into Action

Teachers who attended the Virginia Coastal Ecosystem Field Course last July are using techniques to better help students learn about marine science.
March 19, 2015

VIMS Hosts 23rd Annual Chefs’ Seafood Symposium

On March 10, 2015, Virginia Institute of Marine Science hosted the 23rd Chefs' Seafood Symposium, highlighting the deep sea red crab.
February 24, 2015
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Photos from the 2015 Blue Crab Bowl

On February 7, top science students from ten Virginia high schools faced off at the Virginia Institute of Marine Science for the 18th Annual Blue Crab Bowl.
February 19, 2015

Teachers Learn GK12 Lesson Plans at VIMS Workshop

The seven activities on display were just a fraction of those the teachers would go home with: a USB drive of more than 70 activities based on real science.
January 13, 2015

Bringing Real Scientific Data into the Classroom

VIMS educators held a professional development workshop at W&M to show teachers how to incorporate real scientific data into classroom activities.
January 8, 2015

New Tool Lets Students Explore Real Marine Science in Classroom

VIMS educators compiled over 70 lessons, activities, and other resources developed by GK12 Fellows to bring real marine science into the classroom.
October 7, 2014

16 Teachers Get Hands-On Science Training on VA’s Eastern Shore (Part 2)

16 teachers gained hands-on science training at the weeklong Virginia Coastal Ecosystem Field Course, organized by the Virginia Institute of Marine Science.
September 23, 2014

16 Teachers Get Hands-On Science Training on VA’s Eastern Shore

16 teachers received hands-on science training at the Virginia Institute of Marine Science Eastern Shore Lab this past July.
August 19, 2014

Lisa Ayers Lawrence Named Informal Educator of the Year

The Mid-Atlantic Marine Education Association honored Lisa Ayers Lawrence with the 2014 Informal Educator Award in July.
August 14, 2014
Teacher Training

Teacher Professional Development Inspires Coastal Science for the Classroom (SLIDESHOW)

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June 11, 2014

Virginia Tech Extension Talk Crab at Hampton Crabtown Expo (SLIDESHOW)

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May 20, 2014

First Step to Getting Students Outside: Take Their Teachers into the Field

Students aren’t the only ones tired of being stuck in the classroom doing traditional school work. This April, 19 enthusiastic teachers from around Virginia attended a two-day workshop designed to show teachers how they could conduct meaningful watershed educational experiences (MWEEs) outside. The workshop was sponsored by Virginia Sea Grant and the Chesapeake Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve in Virginia (CBNERR-VA).
April 29, 2014

Kids Who Know Scientists Think Scientists Are ‘Fun’

Virginia Sea Grant affiliated education staff are training graduate research scientists to co-teach in K-12 classrooms, changing the way students think about scientists.

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