With an eager eye fixed upon the integration of scientific world views
and society beyond acedemia, and propelled by prospects of innovative,
interactive education, here is a burgeoning
list to inspire: science in extreme environments, science in the snowfield,
science that's done cheap and well, science that's exhilarating, science
that's shocking, science that's cute.
- Sound Experience is a non-profit organization based in Seattle that
supports ecological education about Puget Sound aboard the wooden,
gaff-rigged schooner, Adventuress. More info imminently...
- GLOBAL ON-LINE ADVENTURE
LEARNING SITE (GOALS) [tm]
These folks are strumming some resonant chords with me! I don't know them
yet, but I like their *GOAL* --> "to intrigue you with adventures and the
sciences, as well as the technologies and the underlying laws of nature that
make them possible."
A project to develop curricular and resource material using geophysical and other data sets acquired via Internet.
- Arctic Adventours, Inc.
Arctic Adventours is a Norwegian company which specializes in creating exciting
expeditions and explorations in the Arctic area, including Northern Norway, Jan Mayen, Spitzbergen (Svalbard), Franz Josefs Land and Siberia. A central part of almost all our expeditions, is our yacht Arctic Explorer, which is used to bring us to spots which are difficult to access by other means of transportation.
- The Sea Education Association (SEA) brings undergraduates, able bodied sea folk, and oceanography teachers together aboard schooners sailing out of Woods Hole, Massachusetts. They offer semester-length programs to undergraduates of all majors, as well as shorter programs to K-12 teachers and to high school students.