August 17, 2016
science-stroll

Discover Science in Woods Hole

Woods Hole Historical Museum Discover science in Woods Hole during a one-hour guided walking tour! Tours are offered Tuesday through Friday through August 26 by the Woods Hole Historical Museum. During the tour participants learn about the illustrious history of science in Woods Hole and the groundbreaking research that is still carried out to this day. The tour covers the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute’s discovery of the Titanic, environmental and ecological problems faced by Cape Cod and its waters, and the value of the Marine Biological Laboratory’s biomedical research. The tour also features touch tanks and marine life. The tour […]
March 11, 2014

WHOI citizen science campaign

The village of Woods Hole is home for Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) but that does not mean the science stays on the east coast.  Researchers at WHOI have been assessing radioactivity released into the ocean from the Fukushima Dai-Ichi nuclear power facility. Learn more about radiation in the ocean and how the WHOI citizen science campaign aims to collect and analyze ocean samples to monitor radiation from Fukushima. » Visit website
August 23, 2012

Woods Hole Oceanographic Exhibit Center

A trip to Woods Hole affords you a visit to the incredible discoveries of the world-famous research institution called the Woods Hole Oceanographic (WHOI). In the midst of the many scientific research buildings in Woods Hole sits the Ocean Science Exhibit Center and Gift Shop. The exhibit center informs visitors on WHOI’s research and inventions and includes a gift shop with WHOI merchandise. The exhibit center includes exhibits on the Titanic, whale and dolphins research, hydrothermal vents, toxic algae, ocean floor sediment that can help us to better understand climate changes, and much more. The Ocean Science Exhibit Center provides […]
July 27, 2012

Meet the Blogger

Meet our summer intern and blogger, Lauren Hoyerman, who will be a senior this fall at Falmouth Academy.  Lauren shares with us a passion for Woods Hole, a love that is rooted in her appreciation of the physical beauty of the area, her interest in photography and the knowledge she has gained living in one of the most cutting-edge science communities in the US. “It’s impossible to grow up near Woods Hole and not become interested in science,” said Hoyerman who has worked as an intern at almost all of Woods Hole’s science centers including the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute […]