Waller to discuss role math plays in research, expeditions in webinar for educators

University of Maine marine biologist and National Geographic Explorer Rhian Waller will discuss how she uses mathematical concepts in her research and expeditions during a webinar designed for math educators at 4:30 p.m. Oct. 21. 

Big Ideas Learning and National Geographic Learning will host the webinar as part of its Spotlight on STEM series, which helps educators make connections between mathematics and STEM concepts. The series will feature three National Geographic Explorers, including Waller, an associate professor of marine sciences at UMaine, discussing their projects and field work, how math plays a role and their efforts to create a sustainable future. 

Register online.