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Maryland teacher Rebecca Bell sailed aboard the NOAA fisheries research ship Delaware II in August 2008. Bell is a 2009 Honoree of the National Women's History Project.
Published on: Tuesday, March 17, 2009
By Theresa Dudley
Maryland State Department of Education Environmental Education Specialist, Rebecca Bell, is getting hands-on research experience aboard the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) ship as part of NOAA’s Teacher at Sea program. Bell sailed aboard the NOAA fisheries research ship Delaware II out of Woods Hole, Mass., in August 2008. She is helping scientists with the Ecosystem Monitoring Project which assesses changing biological and physical properties which influence the sustainable productivity of living marine resources of the northeast continental shelf ecosystem.
Rebecca Bell has provided outstanding leadership in embedding environmental issues into the Maryland State curriculum for all public schools. Honored as the Maryland Middle School Science Teacher of the Year, Bell was selected in 2008 to participate in the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Teacher at Sea program to help scientists monitor changing ecosystem. Rebecca also serves on the Governor’s Climate Change Commission.