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MassBays National Estuary Program

The Marine Science Center is the Metro Boston Regional Coordinator for the Massachusetts Bays National Estuary Program (MassBays). The Metro Boston region includes 12 coastal communities stretching from Revere to Hull, and encompassing eight watersheds. Partnering with MassBays is an important contribution to Northeastern’s Urban Coastal Sustainability Initiative, which launched in 2012 and aims to help […]

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Field Trips to the MSC

The centerpiece of the MSC Outreach Program is the rocky shore field experience. Scientists have been studying the rocky shore at Nahant for over 150 years, and this two to three hour student experience introduces students to both marine life and how scientists conduct field study in this pristine coastal setting.

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MSC In Your Classroom

Northeastern’s Marine Science Center Outreach Program staff are available to deliver in-class programs in neighboring school districts.

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High School Marine Science Symposium

High school students and their teachers/chaperones, please join dozens of local experts as they share their knowledge, skills, and passion for marine science-related research and practice.  Each symposium will feature two hands-on workshop sessions and a keynote presentation by a special guest.  This event is sponsored by Northeastern University’s Marine Science Center, the Massachusetts Marine […]

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School to Sea Program

The collaborative “From School to Sea: Linking Middle Schoolers in Lynn to the Ocean Next Door” program between the Northeastern University Marine Science Center Outreach Program and Lynn Public Schools allows sixth graders to become familiar with marine and environmental science through field-based inquiry and exploration.

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