Education and Outreach

wholeftthisshipsmThe UNC Coastal Studies Institute offers a variety of workshops, seminars, and lectures, as well as opportunities for graduate and undergraduate students to become involved in ongoing research. We are committed to providing high quality education and outreach opportunities for students and residents to interact, learn and engage.

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Latest Education News

Latest News
  • Coastal Studies Institute Hosts 2nd Annual KidWind Challenge

    On Saturday, February 3, 2018, the Coastal Studies Institute (CSI), in partnership with KidWind, Jennette’s Pier and Appalachian State University, hosted the 2nd Annual North Carolina KidWind Challenge at the CSI campus site in Wanchese, NorthCarolina. During the event, teams from eastern North Carolina showcased and tested the performance of their handcrafted wind turbines, and …Read More

  • Outer Banks Field Site Students Present Capstone Research Project on December 14, 2017

    The students of the UNC Institute for the Environment’s Outer Banks Field Site (OBXFS) will present their Capstone research findings at 2 pm on December 14, 2017 in room 262 at the UNC Coastal Studies Institute located at 850 Hwy 345 in Wanchese, NC. This presentation will highlight the natural and social science research undertaken by the students on …Read More

  • Register for the 2018 Dare County Science Fair!

    Are you a student interested in science and a student in the Dare County School System?  Enter the 2017 Dare County Science fair! Compete in the 2nd Annual Dare County Science Fair, hosted by the Dare County Youth Council and UNC Coastal Studies Institute. The science fair will take place on January 10th, 2018 at 5:00 …Read More

  • UNC CSI High School Internship Program

    University of North Carolina Coastal Studies Institute (UNC CSI) established an internship program in 2014 to provide local high school students with real-world experiences in research and science.  These intensive experiences in Science, Technology, Education, Art, and Math (STEAM) careers provide relevance to subjects taught in school and foster students interest to pursue careers in …Read More

  • Estuaries, Art, Shipwrecks and Science: Summer Camps at the UNC Coastal Studies Institute

    Since early June, a new set of campers arrived each week at the UNC Coastal Studies Institute (UNC CSI) on Roanoke Island for summer day camp. Students ages 10-15 came to conduct experiments, explore estuaries, survey shipwrecks, or scuba dive in hands-on, educational and engaging summer camps. Each camp incorporated field experiences, like kayaking and snorkeling, …Read More