URI’s Inner Space Center sponsoring marine technology, ocean sciences program for teachers in R.I., Mass., Conn.

URI’s Inner Space Center sponsoring marine technology, ocean sciences program for teachers in R.I., Mass., Conn.

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Teachers from Rhode Island, Connecticut and Massachusetts are participating in a year-long program in marine technology and ocean sciences at the University of Rhode Island’s Inner Space Center. The Marine Technology for Teachers and Students Project—funded by a $1.2 million National Science Foundation award—focuses on providing opportunities for teachers and students to explore new technologies in ocean sciences. Teachers are also studying at the University of Connecticut, Avery Point.