EDUCATION & OUTREACH

E&O Goals

For Teachers

For Undergraduates

For Graduate Students

For Postdoctorals

For Everyone!

ROVs

E&O Support

Education & Outreach Goals

Our highest priority goal is to create distinctive, targeted education programs at the K-12, undergraduate, graduate and postdoctoral levels in order to train and foster the next generation of deep subseafloor biosphere researchers. This is first and foremost to ensure the robust continued development of this new field, and to arm the field with the brightest and most creative young minds that can take what has been built over the past decade and greatly expand it in this decade via C-DEBI.

We are creating broad based educational opportunities that allow the Center’s newly generated knowledge to thrive, and we are designing special programs to provide opportunities for all segments of our society. We are committed to making sure that future scientists are representative of the full diversity of our society. These students will become the next generation of deep subseafloor biosphere researchers who fully integrate the Center’s tools and technology into their science. Additionally, we must translate knowledge in and of our field to the broader public, in part through our core education program (which will flow to public policy, administration, and other education fields in addition to academic fields) — but also via programs that promote broader dissemination of information and increased awareness to the public about the tremendous fraction of life on Earth that appears to be buried below the seafloor in sediment and rocks.

For Teachers
Introducing deep subseafloor biosphere research into the K-12 classroom

For Undergraduates
Involving undergraduates in hands-on research as well as classroom education

For Graduate Students
Developing the science training of young researchers

For Postdoctorals
Supporting postdoctoral associates in C-DEBI laboratories

For Everyone!
Integrating deep subseafloor biosphere discoveries with the public


C-DEBI Education & Outreach Support
- NEW!
Apply for small grants in support of projects relating to C-DEBI education and outreach goals. We invite proposals up to $50,000 for projects on any area of marine deep biosphere topics.
 

 

About C-DEBI  |  Our Research  |  Education & Outreach  |  Executive Documents  |  Site Search  |  Site Map
Contact Us  |  Join Our Mailing List  |  Find Us On Facebook  | Follow us on Twitter
© 2009-2014 Center for Dark Energy Biosphere Investigations (C-DEBI)

 
 
SUPPORT C-DEBI TODAY |  National Science Foundation