MME News
Massachusetts Marine Educators
December 2013
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HS Marine Science Symposium
Annual WHOI Conference
Flotsam and Jetsam
From the Bow Seat Contest
NEAq Ocean Stewardship
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High School Marine Science Symposia  

Plans are coming together for the TWO high school marine science symposia we are holding on March 20th, 2014. The South event will be at UMass Dartmouth, and the North event will be at Endicott College.
 Annual Conference at Woods Hole
"Why Marine Microbes Matter" 
        • Date:    Saturday, April 12, 2014
        • Time:    8:30am to 4:00pm
        • Where:  Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

Stay tuned for more information about registration, program, field trips, awards, and more!

Flotsam and Jetsam
The Autumn issue of F&J is online! This edition features the New England Aquarium, an update on the summer NMEA conference, a teacher's week-long voyage on the JOIDES Resolution, winners of the MME Art Contest, the Editor's Note, a flyer for the Boston Harbor Educators Conference, great classroom activities, and more! Contact the F&J Editor with any questions/feedback of if you are interested in contributing to the next edition.
2014 From the Bow Seat Contest

From the Bow Seat announces its contest for 2014, which invites high school students to compete for cash prizes by tackling the issue of Plastic Pollution in the Ocean, individually or collaboratively, through ART, ADVOCACY or ESSAY options. The deadline is June 15, 2014, and more information can be found here

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NEAq Ocean Stewardship Awards
Do you know an educator or school group that aspires to live blue™--to take an active role in protecting our oceans and environment? If so, please nominate them for a New England Aquarium Ocean Stewardship Award!  Deadline is May 1, and more info is here.
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