Oceanography The Official Magazine of
The Oceanography Society
Volume 15 Issue 04

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Volume 15, No. 4
Pages 42 - 43

THE OCEANOGRAPHY CLASSROOM • When Will You Speak Out for Ocean Sciences Education?

Dean A. McManus
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Ocean sciences educators are restless. For years since the publication of the Benchmarks for Science Literacy and the National Science Education Standards for K-12 and the Shaping the Future report for undergraduate education, we have made slow progress in reforming ocean sciences education, as though pulling a becalmed ship. Now a breeze freshens with coordinated opportunities for reform. But we are also set to sail toward greater challenges. Now is the time for greater effort, for more voices to speak out for ocean sciences education.


McManus, D.A. 2002. In the oceanography classroom: When will uou speak out for ocean sciences education? Oceanography 15(4):42–43, https://doi.org/10.5670/oceanog.2002.07.