STEAMpunk Ocean

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The STEAMpunk Ocean program enriches youths’ experience and knowledge of marine conservation and STEAM through youth-directed projects and inquiry, career explorations and collaborative expert partnerships.

 

The STEAMpunk Ocean program is designed to introduce youth between the ages of 10 and 18 to a multitude of activities that integrate Technology, Engineering, Arts, Mathematics, Science with SCUBA and develop youth leadership skills in conservation. Each session, students will complete a capstone experience where they will have an opportunity to utilize the knowledge, skills, and abilities, and display appropriate dispositions consistent with being advocates of conservation.

 

Each session, we offer scuba clinics, diving classes, and STEAM workshops. Divers will develop their diving and science skills leading to research field trip.  We also plan local community projects, including environmental cleanup events, ocean engineering challenges, and other projects our members are interested in leading.

2022-2023 Schedule

 

All session will be scheduled on Wednesday Nights from 7:00 - 8:00 PM

 

 

Sept 21, 2022       I.Care: Up to 90% of the coral reef is dying in the Florida Keys. By transplanting coral                                                   back onto the reef I.Care is helping to restore the reef.

Sept 28, 2022       History of Diving Museum: Join the History of Diving Museum curator Lynea Wilson as she zooms                               in from a replica of the William Beebe marine biology lab aboard the Arcturus. 

 

Oct 5, 2022           Ship to Shore with the EVNautilus: Visit with Nautilus ROV operators and scientists on zoom                                     from their ship on the ocean while they study the great pacific garbage patch and the effect it is                                     having on the sharks in the area.

         

Oct 12, 2022         Life in the Mangrove and art project: Mangroves play an important role in the ocean ecosystem.                               We will introduce the fall art project. In the Spring, we will partner with the History of Diving                                           Museum mangrove exhibit.     

Oct 19, 2022         CSI Florida Reef Tract: Do you want to be a Crime Scene Investigator? Join Dr. Karen Neely into                                 the investigation on why the reef tract is dying.

 

Oct 26, 2022         The Sargasso Sea: If you have ever been to the Atlantic coast in Florida or the Caribbean you may                               have encountered stinky Sargassum on the beach. What is it? Where does it come from, and why is                                 it important?

 

     

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Classes that are being developed for this year
Some of our visiting scientist

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Dr. Karen Neely
Coral disease 
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Dr. Kylie Smith
 
Coral restoration
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Calvin Mires
Project recovery
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Capt Laurel Seaborn
Marine archaeology 
2021-2022 Schedule
Studying
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Technology Class