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Darcy Bradley, Postdoctoral Researcher, Marine Science Institute 
Title of Presentation, "Healthy Ocean, Healthy Sharks"

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Anacapa School Collaborates with Santa Barbara Channelkeeper to Explore Mohawk Reef

Joined by a mutual respect of learning about and protecting our local ocean, and desire to explore it deeper, Anacapa’s robotics class was invited to come aboard Santa Barbara Channelkeeper’s research boat and cruise out to Mohawk Reef where Anacapa released their OpenROV for the first time. The experience did not disappoint, as the students could watch on their computer from the boat to see the ROV showing them a healthy marine environment, with many fish, lobsters and even a … Read more

2017 Synthesis Unit immerses students in Ocean Health

“Healthy Ocean, Healthy Sharks,” Darcy Bradley (center), Postdoctoral Researcher, Marine Science Institute


Before the Ocean Health Synthesis Unit, I knew vaguely about ocean acidification and temperature changes due to climate change. The Synthesis Unit opened my eyes to how these things happened and the impact they have had on both humans and marine life. – 10th grade

Anacapa’s mission to engage students in the big issues that affect all of us was on full display for the first

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Anacapa vs Midland for the first game of the year!

Anacapa recently traveled to Los Olivos to play a soccer game at Midland School in a tradition that dates back many years. The Islanders started off the game very strong and took the lead on an early goal by 8th grader Luke. Midland tied it up 1-1, but the Islanders responded with another excellent goal off a set piece by a 9th grader. In goal the Islanders held strong with 11th grader Alexandre for most of the first half. Midland … Read more