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Midpark High School students go back in time for microfossils

Midpark High School biology students have traveled back in time to investigate microfossils of the Santa Barbara basin. Thanks goes out to Mindi Summers and her Cal-Echoes team for allowing students all the way in northeast Ohio the opportunity to … Continue reading

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Lesson Plans!

New lesson plans have been added!  The graduate students and teachers that were onboard have developed great activities, and more are coming.  Please check them out on the lesson plan page or within each of the daily learning themes.  Some … Continue reading

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CalEchoes Events Around San Diego

In the past few months, graduate students from the cruise have been having a lot of fun visiting local classrooms around San Diego and will even be going to some schools’ science fairs.  Please feel free to email us if … Continue reading

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Skyping follow-up

Yesterday most of the second period CPE class participated in a teleconference with Mindi. Due to the epic snowstorm that swept most of the country, we weren’t sure that we would be able to make this happen, thanks to cancelation … Continue reading

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Summer camp is over

Thus ends our scientific journey aboard the Melville, all that is left to do is clean up and go home. Samples are labeled, inventoried, and lashed down for the ~18hr boat ride home. The tables have been mostly cleared of … Continue reading

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Last Day at Sea- Diana Tucker

The cruise is coming to an end. We had our last educator’s meeting this evening. Tomorrow we pack up, clean up and prepare to unload the boat. The transit back to San Diego will take 14 hours. With any luck … Continue reading

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My Final Night At Sea(for now) – Daniel Conley

As we prepare for our final night on the R/V Melville I find my self on the aft deck reflecting on the week past. As I look out over the water and see the now customary raft of sea lions … Continue reading

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