A program of the Lawrence Hall of Science that seeks to increase ocean literacy through informal and formal education initiatives
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Communicating Ocean Sciences to Informal Audiences (COSIA)

COSIA student holding a globe

From this page you will find all the information needed to implement the COSIA course at your Institution.

  • Course Overview: Description and goals

  • COSIA Sessions: There are 10 content sessions that make up this course. 

  • COSIA Outreach Activities: There is a growing list of COSIA outreach activities. Many are modeled during course instruction and are selected by students to gain on-the-museum-floor practice.