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Let’s Keep People Excited About the Sky
By Nathan Taxel; California AEOE Fall 2017 Newsletter

On Monday August 21st, 2017, the United States experienced its first coast-to-coast total solar eclipse since 1918. This 90-minute event crossed 14 states from Oregon to South Carolina and captured the attention of the entire country. People travelled to the path of totality in unprecedented numbers and across the nation people joined together to view this spectacular event. The unprecedented level of interest and enthusiasm for the eclipse was fueled by heavy media coverage in the days and weeks leading up to it and for a moment the nation was focused on science!

Article Nathan Taxel

On the Ocean: The Upcoming Solar Eclipse
View from the Maddie James Seaside Learning Center

On Monday Aug. 21, 2017, the United States will experience its first coast-to-coast total solar eclipse since 1918.  This 90-minute event will cover 14 states from Oregon to South Carolina.

Article Brendan Cook

Oceanographic ROV Inspiring Students to Become Future Marine Scientists
Inspiring future marine biologists with hands-on experience piloting an oceanographic ROV at the Ocean Institute.

It’s important to inspire the young generation to become marine scientists; perhaps using an oceanographic ROV will do just that. The future of the environment is in their hands. The Ocean Institute in Dana Point, CA knows this and is taking the initiative to encourage students to ask questions and be involved in the many fields of marine studies.

Take a moment and learn how one organization is currently developing stewards of our oceans.

Article Orange County Register

Ocean Institute Earth Day

Click here for the full Orange County Register article about the Ocean Institute’s 2016 Earth Day Event.

Article Orange County Register

Gifts from El Niño

Click here for the full Orange County Register article about the “Gifts from El Niño.”

Article Orange County Register

Girls Rule at Ocean Science Conference

Click here for the full Orange County Register article about the Girls in Ocean Science Teen Conference.

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Ocean Institute wins 5 Best of Dana Point Awards

2015 Dana Point Times – Best of Dana Point

Click here to see the issue:

http://www.danapointtimes.com/best-of-dana-point/

Best Store to Buy Gifts for Kids – GOLD (page 18)

Best Store to Buy Gifts for Adults – SILVER (page 19)

Best Local Nonprofit Organization – SILVER (page 31)

Best Annual Event:  Tall Ships Festival – SILVER (page 32)

Best Wedding / Special Event Venue – GOLD (page 34)