Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute
MBARI Education Program

MBARI’s educational mission is to build upon our unique strengths in science and technology to provide advanced knowledge and understanding of the ocean.

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Summer Internship Program

Central to our education program is the 10-week MBARI summer internship program. Interns work closely with MBARI mentors on specific projects and receive a stipend. Applicants must be teachers, graduate students, or college undergraduates.

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Education And Research: Testing Hypotheses (EARTH)

MBARI and the Monterey Bay Aquarium are currently in the midst of a long-term teacher workshop program designed to facilitate the use of real-time and near-real-time data in the classroom.

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Careers in Ocean Sciences

The variety of jobs at MBARI provides a good sampling of the wide array of careers available in the world of marine science and engineering. This page provides brief descriptions of career areas and links to interviews with MBARI staff describing their interests, responsibilities, and career paths.

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Seminar Series

MBARI presents regularly scheduled seminars on Wednesdays at 11 am. Most seminars are open to the public. The seminars cover a wide range of topics related to deep-ocean research and engineering.

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Educational Videos

This page features a selection of videos from our YouTube channel, made available here as a resource for teachers to use in the classroom.

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C-MORE Science Kits

MBARI is a loaning center for the Center for Microbial Oceanography: Research and Education (C-MORE) centerscience kits. These kits were developed by C-MORE scientists and educators and can be borrowed from MBARI (depending on availability).

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MBARI Webpages

MBARI's extremely talented staff has generated some exceptional web pages that can be used for educational purposes.

Educational Webpages

Here are a few of the many educational sites currently on the web that we hope might be useful to educators.

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Build your own ROV

A complete list of materials and step-by-step, illustrated instructions for constructing your own ROV.

Last updated: December 18, 2014