Received this nice letter from a teacher whose project we funded during our Donor’s Choose drive last Fall. Dear Kevin Zelnio, Thank you so much for helping to bring the ocean to our midwest classroom. The majority of our first grade students have never been to the ocean, and likely won’t be going there anytime . . . → Read More: Ocean Bloggers Continue to Make a Difference in Kid’s Lives
Students in Mrs. D’s 6th class in Arkansas sent a thank you note and pictures from their seafloor spreading kit funded from YOU who donated to our Oceans in the Classroom DonorsChoose challenge! Way to go! There are more classrooms in need understanding ocean science and its inhabitants. Go to our Oceans in the Classroom . . . → Read More: Students Experience Seafloor Spreading Thanks to Ocean Bloggers
I know several people out there are looking to get their tax-deductible donations in before the end of the of the year. I’d like to take a moment out to remind our readers that there are some great ocean science educational projects on our Oceans in the Classroom Donor’s Choose page. You can see the . . . → Read More: Last Chance for 2009
Ocean bloggers and readers are amazing! We managed to raise over $4600 for classrooms all around the country, impacted 980 students immediately, but most of these projects had materials that will be used for future classes. Thus, your impact will go much much further. Give yourselves round of applause! As you know HP challenged us . . . → Read More: Thank You for Caring About Ocean Education!
We need to reach $2000 by Sunday! If we reach this goal, HP will give us another $2000 to donate for Oceans in the Classroom! Can I make more clear? THIS IS HUGE!!1!!1!!!! $2000 will a looooooooooooooong way for ocean education and reach many students. But if we don’t reach $2000 on our own, we . . . → Read More: Donate Or We’ll Let Loose the Crabs from Hell!
Within short time, the challenges form Eric H. and Brian from Sandshack were met. A big thanks goes to both of them once again for helping us out in the Donor’s Choose challenge. Another big thanks goes to Matthew H. for a big $135 donation! HP is providing an additional incentive to you to donate. . . . → Read More: Donor’s Choose Update
Craig’s last challenge was met swiftly thanks to matching contributions from Brian Linton, founder of Sandshack, and Eric Heupel! You guys are rock stars! Not only that but fully funded the invertebrate aquarium project for Mrs. B’s classroom in Texas. Dr. H from Alaska finished off the proposal but it was a combined effort with . . . → Read More: People Who Care About the Ocean are Awesome!
Lots of excitement in the last 24 hours. Christopher gave $100, Kate gave $54, and Dana gave $100. Thanks also go to Peter, Erin, Sarah, and Michael for sizable donations. But we still have a ways to go. Eric Heupel as agreed to match dollar for dollar for the next $50 dollars. That is a . . . → Read More: For the next 24 hours fund matching
That is all we need to fund another project. Invertebrates in My Tank requires just $139 to fully fund a Texas 5th grade Gifted and Talented class to develop a salt water aquarium system and stock it with varied invertebrates. So here is the challenge to you. I need one person to step up to . . . → Read More: Just $139
Here it is Saturday at 5pm and we still are short of our goal to fund these projects. I warned people that Kevin and I would hijack the blog and make people regret not opening their wallets. So below is what you get. Sure you could not play the video…just go about your life. But, . . . → Read More: Nobody plays music like this anymore