COMMUNITY OUTREACH

The Salish Sea Research Center Raises awareness about environment issues through community outreach and STEM activities. Outreach is centered on marine science connects with the research conducted at the lab. 

 
Invertebrate Touch Tank
Invertebrate Touch Tank

Students explore and discover a variety of species found on the beaches of La Push, WA.

Ocean Acidification Lab
Ocean Acidification Lab

Students learn about pH, Acidity, and Alkalinity using Bromothymol Blue.

Lummi Nation School
Lummi Nation School

Students explore the beaches on the Lummi Reservation.

DIY ROV
DIY ROV

Remotely Operated Vehicles are built from PVC pipe, electric motor propellers, and various objects to help buoyancy.

DIY Plankton Net
DIY Plankton Net

NWIC Science Day Academy builds plankton nets to capture and identify plankton under microscopes.

Invertebrate Identification
Invertebrate Identification

Using identification cards, students embark on a place-based science activity to identify various marine species.