• Like Sea Education Association on Facebook
  • Follow Sea Education Association on Twitter
  • Follow SEA Semester on Instagram
  • Watch Sea Education Association on YouTube
  • Read SEA Currents
  • Listen to SEA Stories
  • View SEA Semester campus visit calendar
Sea Education Association | SEA Currents

SEA Currents: life on shore


Aug

04

Woods Hole Historical Day

Alek Bobyock-Rosen & Amanda Manoogian, Montclair High School & Georgetown Day School
SEA Semester

We awoke this awoke this morning at approximately 7:30 to a lovely pancake breakfast made by our wonderful chef, Sabrina. We completed our daily chores and then headed off to the picnic tables for our watch meetings. We worked on our leadership prompts and went over announcements. We marched up the hill to the Madden Center, where we were greeted by the admission counselors for SEA Semester. We were given a presentation on the various courses that SEA Semester offers.

Categories: SEASCape, • Topic: life on shore • (0) CommentsPermalink

Aug

03

Ocean Acidification, Whaling Conventions, and Sheets

Chiara Rizzuti and Maggie Nye, Liceio scientifico statale Leonardo da Vinci School and The Urban School of San Francisco
SEA Semester

Today we woke up at 6:30 and after the usual chores, we had our watch meetings and learned how to tie a bowline knot. While some of us were able to complete the knot right away, some struggled to tie it. The RA’s challenged some of us to tie the knots in weird and creative ways such as, tying it behind the back, with our feet, and by closing our eyes.

Categories: SEASCape, • Topic: life on shore • (0) CommentsPermalink

Aug

03

Crunch Time!

Adrynne Jones, Eastern Michigan University
SEA Semester

This internship has been a great and exciting experience. From the course on climate change, to the interesting field trips, and the cool research. Now that the days are beginning to count down and we’re close to our final presentation day it’s crunch time. Most of us are working hard with our mentors to finalize the work we have been doing for the past two months so we can present our findings.

Categories: Woods Hole Partnership Education Program, • Topic: life on shore • (0) CommentsPermalink

Aug

02

Creature Features and Career Day!

Nina Hastings & Murad Jah, Choate Rosemary Hall & American School in London
SEA Semester

The day began with our wake up call at 07:30, followed by cereal at 07:45. First off in the classroom, we reflected with Dan the Man on last night’s movie, Whale Rider, and its connection to whaling and Maori culture. We also gained a brief background on the International Whaling Commission, which will come in handy tomorrow when we represent different nations in a debate on the renewal of the IWC’s whaling moratorium.

Categories: SEASCape, • Topic: life on shore • (0) CommentsPermalink

Aug

01

I think I’m in love with the USGS

Elizabeth Smith, Spelman College
SEA Semester

When I was in high school I participated in the Mathematics Science Engineering Academy pipeline program hosted by Fort Valley State University. The mission of this program is to “alleviate the underrepresentation of women and minorities in the energy industry”. As a rising ninth grader I travelled with them to Reston, Virginia, headquarters of the United States Geological Survey (USGS).

Categories: Woods Hole Partnership Education Program, • Topic: life on shore • (0) CommentsPermalink

Aug

01

New Bedford

Ana Velasquez & Gwendolyn Donahue, University City High School & Dalton School
SEA Semester

The morning began with a 7:30 wakeup and eggs. On the short bus ride to New Bedford, we listened to music and discussed our excitement for the day. Once arriving in New Bedford, we were immediately struck by the historic appearance of the town. After going over the day’s plans with Dan, we entered the Seaman’s Bethel. Inside the Bethel, we studied the cenotaphs, which are memorials for someone whose body was lost after their passing.

Categories: SEASCape, • Topic: life on shore • (0) CommentsPermalink

Jul

31

Intellectual Voyage

Katarina Zahedi & Nadia Diskin-Gaudette, Milton Academy & Boston Latin School
SEA Semester

Hello world. Welcome to the first and final edition of Katarina and Nadia’s blog.

Today we woke up to a delicious breakfast of eggs, potatoes, and pineapples (Katarina really likes pineapples, while Nadia did not eat any. She prefers potatoes). It was lively and loud as usual in B House because B house is best house, whereas in C House it was peaceful and quiet.

Categories: SEASCape, • Topic: life on shore • (0) CommentsPermalink

Jul

31

Transition to Marine Biological Laboratory

Franklina Yeboah, University of Maryland Eastern Shore
SEA Semester

The course section of the Partnership Education Program (PEP) is over and I have transitioned full-time into the lab at Marine Biological Laboratory (MBL) Ecosystem Lab for my research on Sea turtles with Maureen Conte (MBL) and Heather Hass (NOAA). The course section was hard-work but I was able to push through it. I started working on my research on July 5, 2017 and so far I am having the most fun and learning new things that I never thought of.

Categories: Woods Hole Partnership Education Program, • Topic: life on shore • (0) CommentsPermalink

Jul

30

A Relaxing Sunday

Allison Gaydeski & Stephanie Kuplast, Northfield High School & Keystone School
SEA Semester

Today was a relaxing, beautiful morning- we had the latest wake up call yet (8:45), so we could wake up a bit earlier and drink some tea, or sleep in. We had a delicious breakfast of French Toast and sausages with maple syrup, thank you very much Sabrina!

Categories: SEASCape, • Topic: life on shore • (0) CommentsPermalink

Jul

29

Beach Cleanup and Moana

Nicole Capozzi & Gayatri Singla, Pingree High School & Head-Royce School
SEA Semester

We awoke this morning at 6:45 (or 5:50 to those of us that shower in the morning and have to share a bathroom with 7 other people) to the fabulous smell of breakfast sandwiches and coffee. After breakfast (thanks Sabrina!), we journeyed to the Madden Center, pumped for the morning beach cleanup. Upon our arrival, we entered the lecture hall to the startling news that we happened to be 30 minutes early (I could have slept until 6:20), and that we had an hour long lecture before we went to the beach.

Categories: SEASCape, • Topic: life on shore • (1) CommentsPermalink
Page 3 of 7 pages  < 1 2 3 4 5 >  Last ›