University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee

School of Freshwater Sciences

For K-12

jason_logoJASON Project
The JASON Project is a multimedia, interdisciplinary science and technology program for middle school students. It includes a print curriculum, free online access to a featured scientific mission, professional development, and a live broadcast at the Milwaukee Public Museum where students can showcase their own research via poster sessions and other projects.



Lake Sturgeon Bowl
The Lake Sturgeon Bowl is a regional competition of the National Ocean Sciences Bowl, an annual trivia competition that tests the marine and freshwater knowledge of high school students.


Ocean Odyssey
The Ocean Odyssey recruits under-represented Milwaukee high school students and their teachers to utilize a scaled approach to prepare for the Lake Sturgeon Bowl competition, extend their knowledge of the Great Lakes and oceans, and participate in field work on Lake Michigan.