February 13, 2012
Please see below a picture of Associate Professor Lee Karp-Boss from the School of Marine Sciences explaining to the UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon how and why the oceans are density stratified (illustrated using colored fluids). Karp-Boss has co-authored a whole booklet on such activities which has been published by The Oceanography Society, and is available in pdf form on the WWW in 4 different languages (see http://www.tos.org/hands-on/teaching_phys.html ).
February 3, 2012
UMaine Hosting ‘Nor’Easter Bowl 2012′ Ocean Sciences Competition
The University of Maine is hosting the ’Nor’Easter Bowl 2012 Regional Ocean Sciences Competition , a regional ocean sciences competition on Saturday, Feb. 4 with more than 100 top-achieving math and science high school students from Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont.
From 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the UMaine D.P. Corbett Business Building on the Orono campus, students will compete in a Jeopardy-like Nor’Easter Bowl,...