To inspire awe for how vast, diverse, and unexplored the ocean is, and for how fundamentally different it is from land.
To provide a unique and engaging experience that demonstrates how the ocean works and how it is interconnected with other global systems.
To demonstrate how life evolved in the ocean over billions of years and changed dramatically over time.
To instill in students an awareness of the great diversity of ocean habitats and ocean life, and of how much is still being discovered.
To inform students about the exciting technologies and other approaches used by scientists and ocean explorers to uncover the ocean’s mysteries.
To inspire and empower students to make the connection between the ocean and their daily lives, and to encourage them to continue exploring the ocean and to help conserve it.