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 to Host “Science on the Sound” Lecture on Sustainable Gardening on April 26, 2018

    The Coastal Studies Institute (CSI) is hosting a lecture on sustainable gardening as part of its monthly “Science on the Sound” lecture series.  This series highlights research on coastal topics and issues in northeast North Carolina and features researchers, scientists, engineers, and educators from the CSI and other partner institutions. This month’s program will feature Jeff Lewis, …Read More

  • 2018 Coastal Studies Institute Summer Camp Registration Opens March 1st

    Registration begins March 1, 2018, for Coastal Studies Institute’s (CSI) 2018 Summer Camps.  CSI will offer fourteen summer experiences for 9-15 year old students between the dates of June 11 and August 10, 2018.  These day camps combine STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math) concepts with fun, hands-on activities to create an educational, exciting …Read More

  • 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