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  • MMA Hosts ''Shark Week''

    Join the Nantucket Maria Mitchell Association (MMA) as it hosts its very own Shark Week! The MMA will be offering special Shark Week inspired events throughout the week of July 25th with visiting scientist, Caroline Collatos. Izzy Gaw, Natural Science Museum Director says, “We are so excited to share Caroline’s shark education expertise with Nantucket.” Collatos is a shark scientist and PhD student at the Anderson Cabot Center for Ocean Life at the New England Aquarium and UMass Boston.  Interested in learning more about sharks and shark life around Nantucket? Join our shark activities to learn more!.
    The Maria Mitchell Association is a private non-profit organization. Founded in 1902, the MMA works to preserve the legacy of Nantucket native astronomer, naturalist, librarian, and educator, Maria Mitchell. The Maria Mitchell Association operates two observatories, a natural science museum, an aquarium, a research center, and preserves the historic birthplace of Maria Mitchell. A wide variety of science and history-related programming is offered throughout the year for people of all ages.


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