By Steven Withrow
At the end of last year, the Falmouth Public Schools signed a formal partnership with several Woods Hole scientific organizations to give students and teachers new learning and professional development opportunities. Before the partnership could completely take shape, however, the coronavirus pandemic closed schools and forced students, teachers and scientists alike to work remotely.
While moving the partnership forward with the school district, the staffs at Marine Biological Laboratory and Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, among other organizations, have taken to YouTube as a virtual platform for scientific instruction for students from elementary school to high school.
One of the most active online projects is MBL’s SciShoots video series, which is directed by Nipam Patel, director of MBL and a University of Chicago professor. Read more …