Who Are We  

The Marine Institute is an example of collaboration and innovation at Belfast Area High School. We are pairing curriculum in the areas of ELA/Science and Social Studies with meaningful hands on research and career exploration opportunities.  

The Marine Institute will put students in the center of their educational experience, while providing meaningful connections to the community and the environment.

To prepare students to be stewards of the Penobscot Bay Watershed.

To introduce students to potential marine-related scientific and technological careers.

To identify and solve coastal issues through student-led research. 

To develop an appreciation and awareness of our marine resouTo create opportunities for students to participate in data collection and sampling.

  Project Overview

A Model Program to Engage Students in Authentic, Technology-Infused Coastal Research and Monitoring: Building Student Data Literacy and Career Competency through Partnership