GOMI Journal: 

Learning to Steward the Gulf

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February 28, 2018

Cross-disciplinary project-based learning opportunities grounded in the real-world experiences of the North Country challenge students to direct their own learning with relevant and local problems. An excellent example is our multi-year “watershed studies” in the 4th a...

February 27, 2018

What happens to a particle of water suspended in a river such as the Merrimack as it enters the sea? Where does it end up?  How long does it take for this particle to exit the continental shelf and make its way across the Atlantic?  These are the questions being answer...

February 27, 2018

Salmon, shad and Alewives were formerly abundant here . . . until the dam, . . . and the factories at Lowell, put an end to their migrations hitherward. . . . Perchance, after a few thousands of years, if the fishes will be patient, and pass their summers elsewhere . ....

February 27, 2018

My passion is to become a wildlife biologist to help reverse the catastrophic population decline of large predators through rewilding projects.  I recognize the critical role that large predators play in maintaining healthy ecosystems and aim to educate the public on t...

February 27, 2018

On the Massachusetts North Shore, six communities are connected to and protected by the over twenty-thousand acres of salt marsh, tidal rivers, barrier beaches and mudflats of the Great Marsh. The communities of Salisbury, Newburyport, Newbury, Rowley, Ipswich and Esse...

October 31, 2017 - If you walked into an eighth grade science classroom at the Rupert A. Nock Middle School this Halloween day, you may have been surprised to see twenty to twenty-five students fully engaged in a hands-on building project and discussing prototype desig...

February 27, 2018

In my role as GOMI Science Director, I work with students and teachers across the Gulf of Maine to help them design, build, launch, and track student-built ocean drifters. Schools are increasingly concerned about connecting with their communities as part of their curri...

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