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Scientific Ocean Adventures!

March 01,2013

O.A.R. Northwest is hosting an incredible learning opportunity online.

"The CWF Africa to the Americas Expedition left January 23rd from Dakar, Senegal to row unassisted across the Atlantic Ocean on a daring 3569 nautical mile journey to Miami, USA. Using human power to propel the boat, and solar and wind power to charge its instruments, the crew are conducting research on the ocean and themselves to share it in real-time to viewers world-wide."

Watch a CBC video about the Oars expedition here:

You can find more videos on their site here. 

Check out their site here to follow along with the adventure. You can track their progress, look at their experiments and gets daily updates from their learning blog.

If you would like help incorporating this amazing resource into your learning plans see their pedagogical guidelines here

We salute the efforts of these brave scientists!