Sanctuary Cinema Series – From the Riddle Solvers to the Shipwreck Wheel of Misfortune!

Come to the sanctuary’s latest in the Sanctuary Cinema Series! Filmmaker’s Sisbro Studios have delighted family audiences for years with their ocean and Great Lakes themed films.  Enjoy an hour and a half of family matinee selections back-to-back starting at 2:00 pm. Selection includes three shorts and two full length features. Free and open to [...]

By |2019-02-04T13:52:12+00:00March 23rd, 2019|Comments Off on Sanctuary Cinema Series – From the Riddle Solvers to the Shipwreck Wheel of Misfortune!

Sanctuary Lecture Series – International Great Lakes Cruising

International interest in Great Lakes cruising in on the rise. Michael Beaulac, Senior Project Administrator for the Michigan Office of the Great Lakes, will present a short history of Great Lakes passenger ships and what's considered to be the industry's golden age, as well as the recent global cruising industry's growing interest in the Great [...]

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Sanctuary Lecture Series – Addicted to Plastic

Dr. Sherri A. Mason Microplastics The study of plastic pollution started in the worlds’ oceans, most famously focused on what has been called the ‘Great Pacific Garbage Patch.’ Despite a United Nations’ report suggesting that 80% of this oceanic debris came from land, very little research has focused [...]

By |2019-02-15T14:07:21+00:00March 7th, 2019|Comments Off on Sanctuary Lecture Series – Addicted to Plastic

Sanctuary Cinema Series – Chasing Ice!

Join us for the February film in the Sanctuary Cinema Series! In the spring of 2005, acclaimed environmental photographer James Balog headed to the Arctic on a tricky assignment for National Geographic: to capture images to help tell the story of the Earth’s changing climate. Even with a scientific upbringing, Balog had been a skeptic [...]

By |2019-01-31T15:21:02+00:00February 28th, 2019|Comments Off on Sanctuary Cinema Series – Chasing Ice!

Sanctuary Cinema Series- Great Lakes Ghost Ship

CORNELIA B. WINDIATE1874 Wooden three-masted schoonerPhoto: NOAA Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary, https://thunderbay.noaa.gov/shipwrecks/cornelia_b_windiate.html Don't miss this intriguing film about one of the Great Lakes' most mysterious shipwrecks! The 1870s were a time of boom and bust on the Great Lakes, with more than a thousand ships competing for business. On November 27th, 1875, [...]

By |2019-02-21T19:03:11+00:00February 21st, 2019|0 Comments

Winners Announced for the 4th Annual Student Film Competition at the Thunder Bay International Film Festival

Film Festival Lead Sponsor and Chemical Bank branch manager Laura Werda and assistant manager Jodi Sucharski present the 1st Place Student Film Award to Akia Rutherford from Rogers City High School for her film: "Exploration is Essential" Students from Alpena, Hillman, Onaway, Rogers City, and Stockbridge High Schools receiving awards for their films [...]

By |2019-02-07T20:30:58+00:00January 31st, 2019|Film Festival|Comments Off on Winners Announced for the 4th Annual Student Film Competition at the Thunder Bay International Film Festival

Underwater Robotics 101 drop-in: ROV-in-a-Box

Learn how to construct an underwater ROV (remotely Operated Vehicle) using an "ROV-In-ABox" kit. Pilot your creation in our makerspace test tank to complete underwater missions and learn about how these vehicles are used for science and industry. All ages. Free.

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Underwater Robotics 101 drop-in: ROV-in-a-Box

Learn how to construct an underwater ROV (remotely Operated Vehicle) using an "ROV-In-ABox" kit. Pilot your creation in our makerspace test tank to complete underwater missions and learn about how these vehicles are used for science and industry. All ages. Free.

By |2018-11-28T18:38:13+00:00December 29th, 2018|Comments Off on Underwater Robotics 101 drop-in: ROV-in-a-Box

Underwater Robotics 101 drop-in: ROV-in-a-Box

Learn how to construct an underwater ROV (remotely Operated Vehicle) using an "ROV-In-ABox" kit. Pilot your creation in our makerspace test tank to complete underwater missions and learn about how these vehicles are used for science and industry. All ages. Free.

By |2018-11-28T18:36:34+00:00December 28th, 2018|Comments Off on Underwater Robotics 101 drop-in: ROV-in-a-Box

Underwater Robotics 101 drop-in: ROV-in-a-Box

Learn how to construct an underwater ROV (remotely Operated Vehicle) using an "ROV-In-ABox" kit. Pilot your creation in our makerspace test tank to complete underwater missions and learn about how these vehicles are used for science and industry. All ages. Free.

By |2018-11-28T18:34:55+00:00December 27th, 2018|Comments Off on Underwater Robotics 101 drop-in: ROV-in-a-Box