Get inspired as we chat with Jaclyn Gerakios, Expeditions Manager for EarthEcho International which a global leader in marine science education for schools and beyond. We chat about the recent expedition held in Victoria as well as how EarthEcho works with students across the globe to help create a sustainable future.
Hosted by Ben Newsome from Fizzics Education
About Jacyln Gerakios
Jaclyn Gerakios is an avid ocean advocate and ocean lover. She has a Bachelor’s degree from Ohio University in Marine Biology and a Master’s degree from Nova Southeastern University in Environmental Education. During her time as a classroom teacher, Jaclyn taught grades 5-12 all subjects of science, including marine biology and environmental science. She has taught in public and private school. Jaclyn is a SCUBA instructor who loves adventuring under the sea. Jaclyn volunteers her time with a local sea turtle patrol during nesting season as a supervisor, monitoring the beach for turtle nests and hatchlings. She is a past president of the Florida Marine Science Educators Association and was on the board of directors for many years.
About EarthEcho International
EarthEcho International is a nonprofit organization founded on the belief that youth have the power to change our planet. Established by siblings Philippe and Alexandra Cousteau in honour of their father Philippe Cousteau Sr., and grandfather legendary explorer Jacques-Yves Cousteau, our mission is to inspire young people worldwide to act now for a sustainable future.
http://earthecho.org/About the FizzicsEd Podcast
With interviews with leading science educators and STEM thought leaders, this science education podcast is about highlighting different ways of teaching kids within and beyond the classroom. It's not just about educational practice & pedagogy, it's about inspiring new ideas & challenging conventions of how students can learn about their world!
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