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Math Science Upward Bound, University of WashingtonUniversity of Washington


July 17, 2013. The Western Regional Center (WRC) is a major National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) research and administrative complex with nine buildings and over 600,000 square feet of space on a 100 acre campus situated along the shoreline of Lake Washington in Seattle, Washington. It is used as a research and development center for NOAA. It includes office, laboratory, warehouse, industrial areas, equipment sites, a working harbor, and open space.

During this field trip, the students learned about the following topics from NOAA experts:

  • Mapping Environmental Data during Disasters
  • Marine Mammal Scientific Bone Collection
  • Mapping the Seafloor with Sound – Hydrography
  • Using SCUBA to Collect Scientific Data
  • Multimedia Science Communications: The Intersection of Art, Science and Technology
  • Science + Math + Fish = Sustainable Seafood