During the summer schools school children are discovering Marine Mammals with the developed educational resources and plenty of practical activities. Over 400 teachers and almost 1,500 students from 14 different countries in more than 50 events (training sessions, summer schools & symposia) were directly involved. © Marine Mammals
‘Marine Mammals Science Education’ project has just been announced the winner of the ASCOBANS Outreach and Education Award 2020 at the Ninth Meeting of the Parties, which began today and will continue online until 11 September. ‘Marine Mammals Science Education’ is an EU-funded project, which aims to engage young people in natural science to prevent future shortages of specialists in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). Nine scientific and educational research institutes plus NGOs from Belgium, Denmark, Germany, Poland and Sweden joined forces to carry out the project. The core work of all of the partners’ work focuses on marine mammals and related topics.