Special Events


The Ripples Makes Waves 24 Hour Youth Summit Schedule is available. This FREE 24 hour event is a great way for your students to connect to water advocates from around the world. See presentations from Reef HQ in Australia, Students in Flint, MI, Mote Marine Laboratory, and more!

  • FREE to participate. Registration is required: https://goo.gl/8IrQW1
  • Listen to students from around the world share their water stories
  • Link to participate is sharable and students can continue to attend the Youth Summit after school!
  • Learn from experts about the importance of water including, Mark Balla - World Toilet Warrior, Live Scuba Diver - Reef HQ, Australia, Mote Marine Laboratory staff & High School interns & more. See schedule below for full details. 
  • Ask experts and students questions about their water advocacy available throughout and at the end of every presentation.
  • Updates available at: www.facebook.com/RipplesMakeWaves
  • More information: ripplesmakewaves2017@gmail.com
Use hashtags #makewaves17 and #worldwaterday.  

Ripples Make Waves is an official UN Water event and sponsored by Cisco and the Center for Interactive Learning & Collaboration (www.cilc.org).

Mote Marine Laboratory will offer a live WebEx connection with our High School intern students on Wednesday, March 22, 2017 from 3:00 pm-4:00pm ET.
  • Welcome and Intro of Mote Marine Laboratory
  • Introduction of Mote High School Intern Program
  • Overview of Project EPIFORMS
  • Overview of Teen Science Cafes
  • Overview of Coastal Cleanups
  • Overview of Spotted Eagle Ray Research
  • Conservation and Outreach Efforts
  • Wrap-up, Q & A