A New Era of Adventure Learning!

The Marine Science Institute has educated and inspired hundreds of thousands of students over the past 45 years. I was fortunate to be one of them in 1998 during my fifth-grade field trip aboard the R.V. Robert G. Brownlee. It was the inaugural year of the Brownlee, taking students out on San Francisco Bay to educate them about the Bay’s marine life. In the photo, I am 10 years old and standing in the stern well of the boat while readying the fish trawl. Leopard sharks, a bat ray, and a slew of other animals were caught and used for the program. I remember being amazed by the variety of life found in water that was practically in my backyard! “WOW” moments such as this inspired me to pursue

Volunteering Takes the Helm: Social Media

With no plans for my summer break last year, I browsed volunteer positions online and came across something that caught my eye: “Social Media and Photography Intern for the Marine Science Institute Summer Camp.” A hobby of mine, multimedia was first introduced as video editing to me in middle school, and over time, I became interested in photography and graphics design. I previously planned on applying to another internship, but had no luck. Nervous and unsure of what to say, I dialed the number listed, and after a short and casual conversation, my worries went away and I saw myself working in the position. I asked about the application process. The simple reply was, “You can drop by this Tu

A New Era of Adventure Learning!

The Marine Science Institute has educated and inspired hundreds of thousands of students over the past 45 years. I was fortunate to be one of them in 1998 during my fifth-grade field trip aboard the R.V. Robert G. Brownlee. It was the inaugural year of the Brownlee, taking students out on San Francisco Bay to educate them about the Bay’s marine life. In the photo, I am 10 years old and standing in the stern well of the boat while readying the fish trawl. Leopard sharks, a bat ray, and a slew of other animals were caught and used for the program. I remember being amazed by the variety of life found in water that was practically in my backyard! “WOW” moments such as this inspired me to pursue

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