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NOAA Webinar: USS Monitor: Heavy Metal on the High Seas

June 5, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Tane Casserley, Monitor National Marine Sanctuary
Sponsored by: NOAA

With Tane Casserley, Monitor National Marine Sanctuary in Newport News, VA Situated 16 miles off the coast of Cape Hatteras, North Carolina, NOAA’s Monitor National Marine Sanctuary protects the shipwreck of the famed Civil War ironclad, USS Monitor. Over the last 45 years, NOAA has been honoring the men of USS Monitor, its legacy with the United States Navy, and its impact on world events. This presentation will discuss NOAA’s use of cutting edge science to preserve this iconic piece of Civil War history and will highlight NOAA’s efforts to protect this fragile national treasure and its history above and below the waves. Art Courtesy Tom Freeman. The webinar will last about 45-60 minutes with moderated questions and answers throughout. This webinar will be recorded and posted afterward. (Grades 2-6 but all ages will enjoy)

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June 5, 2020
11:00 am - 12:00 pm