Science Camp Will Provide 8th Graders with Hands-on Learning

JIMAR scientist Aimee Hoover at the microscope.  At the June Science Camp, NOAA Fisheries and JIMAR staff will provide 60 
        8th-graders with hands-on learning about marine science and research.
JIMAR scientist Aimee Hoover at the microscope. At the June Science Camp, NOAA Fisheries and JIMAR staff will provide 60 8th-graders with hands-on learning about marine science and research.

NOAA Fisheries Pacific Islands Region, in partnership with the Joint Institute for Marine and Atmospheric Research, will be hosting its first Science Camp during the week of June 23-27, 2014. The camp targets students from underserved communities entering into 8th grade next school year. Sixty students have been invited to the NOAA Inouye Regional Center on Ford Island to learn about the important work of NOAA Fisheries' scientists through engaging hands-on activities. The objectives are for the students to: