07 April 2016
For the third time in four years, the Department of Science and Technology – Science Education Institute’s (DOST-SEI) annual Science Camp will be held in the majestic coasts of Puerto Galera in Oriental Mindoro.
Forty students and 20 teachers from 20 selected public schools in Regions IV-B, V, VI, and VIII will gather for a series of lectures and experiential learning activities about oceanography and climate science from April 8 to 13.
This year’s theme, “The Ocean and Climate Change: A Climate for Change”, emphasizes the negative effects of climate change especially in the country’s ocean resources and the role of science in adapting to the impacts
Joining the 60 delegates are scientists and instructors from the University of the Philippines-Marine Science Institute (UP MSI) led by Camp Director Dr. Aletta Yñiguez as well as scientists from the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (DOST-PAGASA).