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VIMS offers multimedia resources during social isolation

If you are looking for fun and educational activities while at home because of the coronavirus, visit the Virginia Institute of Marine Science’s Multimedia Resource Center to gain insight into VIMS’s research and access educational materials that help illuminate our coastal and estuarine ecosystems.

These resources from the Gloucester Point campus include Virginia Wetlands Reports, images of “unidentified fishy organisms” sent to VIMS scientists for identification, the real-time activity of an osprey family on the waters of the Chesapeake Bay, and much more.

VIMS has even moved some of its upcoming events online. Its next After Hours Lecture will be livestreamed on April 30 from 7-8 p.m. The topic is “Ghost Forests of the Chesapeake Bay.” The Virginia Scientists and Educators Alliance Lesson Plan Expo will also be a livestreamed event. It will be held on April 23 from 6:30-8 p.m. Register for both of these events on the VIMS website.

VIMS will also have its Discovery Lab in t...

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