Racing with Copepods – By Barbara McVeigh

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  Racing with Copepods documents the adventures of twelve middle school students as they learn how to sail in order to study plankton. Students learn what many adults would not commonly know and find that learning science requires seeing differently. … Continued

Reading Surface Weather Maps – Webinar 1

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Presented by: Joseph Sienkiewicz, Chief of the Ocean Applications Branch at the NOAA Ocean Prediction Center   Thursday, March 19th 3-4pm   Joe is responsible for forecast technique development and optimizing the use of ocean and satellite observing systems for … Continued

Why STEM and Sailing?

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  By John O’Flaherty, Executive Director, Community Boating Center India Point Park, Providence, RI Mastering upwind sailing or performing the perfect roll tack are noble skill sets for any sailor. The complexity of sailing creates a challenging, yet alluring drive … Continued

How Sea Affinity of Baltimore Implemented Reach with the Boys and Girls Club of America

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US Sailing interviewed Sea Affinity Director Steve Maddox recently to learn and share creative ways educational programs are successfully implementing the REACH program. REACH utilizes sailing as an educational platform, challenging youth to embrace education, establish a love of learning and explore productive Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) based careers.

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