The expedition partners include organizations that produce outstanding educational materials related to exploration. If you are an educator looking for ways to bring topics from this year’s Nautilus expedition to life for your students, check out these programs:
Immersion Learning™ was founded by Dr. Robert Ballard and Dr. Stephen Coan in 2002. Through live webcasts from scientific expeditions, hands-on activities, and an engaging website, this non-profit science education organization brings ocean adventures and discoveries from Mystic Aquarium & Institute for Exploration, the University of Rhode Island, and the National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration to more than 50,000 kids in classrooms, after-school settings such as Boys & Girls Clubs, and other learning arenas each year.
Visit the Immersion website to sample some of the multimedia resources available to support theNautilus expedition. You will find a kid-friendly expedition overview, interactive games, puzzles, hands-on activities, videos, and more!
The JASON Project
The JASON Project connects students with scientists and researchers in real- and near-real time, virtually and physically, to provide a mentored, authentic and enriching science learning experience. Its award-winning curriculum and associated professional development is created in collaboration with NOAA, NASA, the U.S. Department of Energy, National Geographic Society and other premier organizations.
Founded in 1989 by Dr. Robert Ballard, the oceanographer and explorer best known for his discovery of RMS Titanic, JASON is a 501(c)(3) managed by Sea Research Foundation, Inc. and governed by Sea Research and National Geographic