Immersion Learning was founded by Dr. Robert Ballard and Dr. Stephen Coan in 2002. Through live webcasts, hands-on activities, and an engaging website, this non-profit science education organization brings ocean adventures and discoveries from Mystic Aquarium & Institute for Exploration, the University of Rhode Island, and the National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration to more than 50,000 kids a year in classrooms, after-school programs such as Boys & Girls Clubs, and other learning arenas.Immersion’s program objectives include:
- Improving school attendance, career awareness, and job readiness
- Engaging youth interest in science and improving science literacy
- Creating and supporting pathways to careers in science, technology, engineering, math, and related fields
We are so incredibly excited to have teamed up with Mystic Aquarium and Immersion Learning for these exciting educational opportunities!