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Marine Debris Program Participates in a Virtual STEM Teacher Workshop

OCTOBER 13, 2020 — On October 6, the Marine Debris Program participated in a virtual STEM teacher workshop engaging with teachers from Hawaii and American Samoa.

Multiple NOAA line offices and programs in the Pacific joined together to present NOAA datasets, resources, and citizen science tools that can inform future student projects. The workshop was hosted by the Hawai‘i Academy of Science and supported by the National Science Teaching Association and the Junior Science and Humanities Symposium.

The Marine Debris Program was joined by NOAA Sanctuaries (ONMS) - Hawaiian Islands Humpback Whale National Marine Sanctuary and National Marine Sanctuary of American Samoa, NOAA Fisheries (NMFS) - Pacific Islands Regional Office and Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center, NOAA Weather Service (NWS) - Pacific Region, and Inouye Regional Center Education and Outreach. 

For more information, contact Shanelle.Naone@noaa.gov.  

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Last updated Monday, October 19, 2020 9:00am PDT