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	Bermuda College student Jihad Muhammad (in black shirt) and intern Osei Agyapong collected microplastic samples then sifted them to sort plastics from sand, plants, rocks, and other organic materials. Muhammad and two other Bermuda College students participated in a weekly science program at BIOS this fall to continue learning that was disrupted by the pandemic.</p>

Bermuda College student Jihad Muhammad (in black shirt) and intern Osei Agyapong collected microplastic samples then sifted them to sort plastics from sand, plants, rocks, and other organic materials. Muhammad and two other Bermuda College students participated in a weekly science program at BIOS this fall to continue learning that was disrupted by the pandemic.

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	A BIOS program uses hands-on activities to teach math and science in local classrooms. P5 and P6 students and teachers in Bermuda’s public schools can take part in an educational program focused on weather, the water cycle, and a variety of math skills, such as graphing and using data to make predictions.</p>

A BIOS program uses hands-on activities to teach math and science in local classrooms. P5 and P6 students and teachers in Bermuda’s public schools can take part in an educational program focused on weather, the water cycle, and a variety of math skills, such as graphing and using data to make predictions.

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	Summer course students explore the Bermuda shorline in Hungry Bay.</p>

Summer course students explore the Bermuda shorline in Hungry Bay.

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	The BIOS Education Department was able to meet the needs of the local community in 2020 by combining two of its popular internship programs to facilitate 21 Ocean Academy internship opportunities, ranging in length from two to eight weeks, for college-aged students. </p>

The BIOS Education Department was able to meet the needs of the local community in 2020 by combining two of its popular internship programs to facilitate 21 Ocean Academy internship opportunities, ranging in length from two to eight weeks, for college-aged students. 

We gratefully acknowledge those who have established and contributed to the following endowed funds at BIOS, which enable us to offer world-class educational opportunities to generations of students in perpetuity:

  • Chris Collier Fund
  • Captain Charles I. Dale Fund
  • Edith Mott Davis Scholarship Fund
  • Aubrey H. Lightbourn Fund
  • Ocean Education Fund
  • Roger Perry Fund
  • Samuel Riker Fellowship Fund
  • CV Starr Scholarship Fund
  • Ernest E. Stempel Scholarship Fund
  • Wadson & Littlejohn Fund
  • Sydney L. Wright Fellowship Fund

Our work to enhance the education of Bermuda’s students and support local educators through Ocean Academy is currently supported by BAC Group of Companies, Bermuda Community Foundation, Butterfield Group, Centennial Bermuda Foundation, Chubb Charitable Foundation – Bermuda, EY Bermuda Ltd., KPMG, March Limited, RenaissanceRe, The Argo Foundation, XL Foundation and others.

Support for BIOS’s University Programs is currently provided by the US National Science Foundation, ExxonMobil Foundation, Ernest E. Stempel Foundation, Canadian Associates of BIOS, Dalhousie-BIOS Experiential Learning Fund, the U.K. Associates of BIOS and other individual private donors.