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Building Flood Resilience

At Inland Seas Education Association (ISEA), we’re well-known for our Schoolship, ROV Engineer and Explore, and Watershed Exploration programs. However, this past winter, we partnered with SEEDS Eco-Schools, an after-school...

Earth Week 2024

Throughout this week our Great Lakes Educator, Liam, will be taking us through some natural observations that you can go out and see in your local watershed. Our observations take...

What’s Not In The Job Description

During a recent job interview, I was asked to provide an example of a time I demonstrated flexibility or effectively navigated a rapidly changing situation. I shared my experience teaching...

Learning the ropes (or shall I say lines)

I wish those “What did you do over summer vacation?” first-of-term papers still existed. I could write a book, and I still wouldn’t cover everything. You might be thinking, geez,...

What I’ve Gained at Inland Seas

In 2017, I had just finished my freshman year at the University of Michigan with an undecided major and was wrapping up a summer at U of M’s Biological Station...

Setting Sail on Lake Superior

Sailing on the Inland Seas From time to time, ISEA will share Great Lakes experiences from guest bloggers. In this blog, volunteer Frank Simkins shares his experience sailing through Lake...

From Scientist to Steward

“A typical U.S. student spends 8,884 hours over nine years to complete primary and lower secondary education. That’s nearly 1,300 hours—more than a full school year—more than the average for...