b'EDUCATION One of three areas of focus in our mission to advance global ocean conservationThe Marine Mammal Center leads as a teaching hospital by training veterinary professionals locally and internationally, and inspiring future ocean stewards through innovative school and public education programs.Highlights of our education impact from October 2019to September 2020, made possible by your support:Engaged thousands of online visitorsSupported more than 5,000 middle school students in through expanded virtual publicCalifornia and on Hawaii Island through our marine science programming and Online Learningand ocean conservation programs, Ocean Ambassadors and Resources created by our award-winningN Kkua o ke Kai, by supplying more than 60 teachers educators to help people of all ageswith resources to continue engaging and inspiring their connect with and learn about marinestudents at a pivotal time in their development.mammal health, science and conservation.Created in-depth teacher guides to advance STEM curriculum and complement Sea Lions: Life by a Whisker, a feature-lengthShared our extensive knowledge of IMAX film showcasing the Center as a model for global marineclimate and conservation communication mammal conservation while documenting the strategy with the professional community by story of an Australian marine scientist who leading the National Network for Ocean and visits the Center to acquire new skill sets and Climate Change Interpretation (NNOCCI) knowledge to bring back home. and the Climate Literacy Collaborative, and by becoming members in groups such as Zero Waste Marin, Pacific Ocean Aquafarms and the Global Ghost Gear Initiative. Fiscal Year 2020 Impact Report | MarineMammalCenter.org'