Category Archives: Marine Science

The incredible Mantis Shrimp in the news!

Happy summer vacation!  If you are visiting this blog during the non-school times….you are super science awesome!  Just wanted to let you know that one of the most amazing little invertebrates was featured in a little article in the NY … Continue reading

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Please check out these posters and vote for this year’s MARINE VERTEBRATE IDOL! Click on “Permalink” to see a larger view.  You can zoom in on the image. We are looking for the weirdest, the most talented, the most bizarre, … Continue reading

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Empty Oceans, Empty Nets movie

We’ll watch a portion of this in class, but feel free to finish watching it at home. “Empty Oceans, Empty Nets explores the marine fisheries crisis and the pioneering efforts of fishermen, scientists and communities to sustain and restore these fisheries … Continue reading

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Seafood Watch

Make good choices regarding the seafood you buys and eat! Check out the Seafood Watch, which is a program from the Monterey Bay Aquarium that is designed to raise consumer awareness about the importance of buying seafood from sustainable sources. Please … Continue reading

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The Fishing Industry and Our Oceans

Ocean fish and other types of marine organisms are wildlife-in fact, they are the last group of wildlife that people hunt on a large scale.  Unfortunately, we’re depleting the oceans of its wildlife, just as we have with many land … Continue reading

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Tidepooling at Pillar Point

Thanks to everyone who came out for an awesome morning of tidepooling!

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Homework for the Week of May 14

For 6th and 7th graders: 1)  Make your poster for the Marine Vertebrate Idol contest- Use the Marine Vertebrate idol worksheet to help you.  You will choose your organism in class. Links to help you find information. The Encyclopedia of Life … Continue reading

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