As we expand our EPO teacher database, we continue to support teachers with astrobiology topics and opportunities. In September 2005, during a two-week research cruise, we plan to provide our teachers and their students with email contact with our team’s oceanographer and marine biologist. These two scientists have previous experience working with teachers and are setting up a cruise website. Our ALI’I teachers will have their students access our UH NAI website prior to the cruise to learn about this upcoming research. During the cruise, the students will be able to question our team researchers about real-time investigations to feel the anticipation of gaining new knowledge, learn about the uncertainties due to weather conditions, and be exposed to data collection.
Project website: http://www.ifa.hawaii.edu/UHNAI/subseafloor.htm