Ocean Literacy, training sessions on marine science teaching with the sea as an educational resource

SOCIB actively participated and co-organised these training sessions on marine science teaching during, February 3 and 4, 2017 at CaixaForum Palma. The objective was to integrate marine science and oceanography in the educational programs, promote ocean literacy and open new ways of collaboration and engagement between scientists, teachers, students and communicators.

One hundred participants enjoyed the different activities that included two conferences, 9 dedicated workshops, a visit to Research Vessel SOCIB and a final closure session with scientific comic monologues. SOCIB Director gave the introductory speech on the role of new technologies for ocean observation in responding to science and society.