Terri Kirby Hathaway has been the Marine Education Specialist for North Carolina Sea Grant since October 2003, sharing her knowledge of ocean sciences and aquatic environments with educators statewide. Prior to that, she was the Education Curator at the NC Aquarium on Roanoke Island for 18.5 years.
Terri is active in state, regional, and national professional organizations, presenting at various conferences and instructing at professional development workshops. In addition, she serves as an Education Associate for the Center for Ocean Sciences Education Excellence – SouthEast working with educators and scientists in North Carolina, South Carolina, and Georgia. An active member of her community, Terri serves on the Board for Outer Banks Hotline, local women’s crisis center, and as a Supervisor for the Dare Soil and Water Conservation Board.
Terri has a BS in Marine Biology from the University of North Carolina at Wilmington and a MAEd in Science Education from East Carolina University. She and her oceanographer husband Kent live on North Carolina’s beautiful Outer Banks with their three wild and crazy cats!
Sand . . . we play in it, we stroll on it, we make castles out of it, but what do we really know about it? The size, shape and location of a grain a sand can tell us a lot about it's origin, makeup and history.