<p>An Mei Daniels a senior at Warwick Academy (Bermuda) is working with Rachel Parsons, a microbial oceanographer who investigates how microbial communities adapt to changing oxygen levels, to look at the effect of microplastics on the microbiome of Sargassum species to understand the impacts of ocean pollution.</p>

An Mei Daniels a senior at Warwick Academy (Bermuda) is working with Rachel Parsons, a microbial oceanographer who investigates how microbial communities adapt to changing oxygen levels, to look at the effect of microplastics on the microbiome of Sargassum species to understand the impacts of ocean pollution.

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	Students in Ocean Science Camp have gone kayaking, learned about fish identification, and made final measurements for their weeklong investigation into the camouflage preferences of decorator crabs.</p>

Students in Ocean Science Camp have gone kayaking, learned about fish identification, and made final measurements for their weeklong investigation into the camouflage preferences of decorator crabs.

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	Amber Wolffe is working with Mark Guishard focusing on the effect of wind shear—changes in wind speed or direction over short distances—on aircraft approach at the L.F. Wade International Airport in Bermuda.</p>

Amber Wolffe is working with Mark Guishard focusing on the effect of wind shear—changes in wind speed or direction over short distances—on aircraft approach at the L.F. Wade International Airport in Bermuda.

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	MARINE competitors set their ROVs on a variety of missions, such as surveying and retrieving samples and collecting a coral sample from the deep sea.</p>

MARINE competitors set their ROVs on a variety of missions, such as surveying and retrieving samples and collecting a coral sample from the deep sea.

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	William Welch is studying mechanical engineering at the University of Waterloo (Canada). His internship focused on observing the sizes and amounts of microplastics on Bermuda's coastlines, and supporting BIOS in the beta testing of low-cost microscope photography for the creation of a digital plankton library called Planktos.</p>

William Welch is studying mechanical engineering at the University of Waterloo (Canada). His internship focused on observing the sizes and amounts of microplastics on Bermuda's coastlines, and supporting BIOS in the beta testing of low-cost microscope photography for the creation of a digital plankton library called Planktos.

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	Bermuda Program intern, Raisa Stovell, tests sediment levels in residential water tanks to determine if a correlation exists between sediment levels and weather conditions.</p>

Bermuda Program intern, Raisa Stovell, tests sediment levels in residential water tanks to determine if a correlation exists between sediment levels and weather conditions.

From one-day field trips to intensive research internships for aspiring young scientists, BIOS’s Ocean Academy gives Bermudian students the chance to experience ocean science first-hand.

  • Ocean Science Camp: Introduction to the marine life of Bermuda (for students aged 12-15)
  • Marine Science Internship: Summer ocean experiences and training in the foundations of scientific research (for students aged 14-16)
  • Bermuda Program: Marine science, oceanography and atmospheric science internships (for students aged 18 and older)