Ruth A. Musgrave

Ruth A. Musgrave is the Director of WhaleTimes, Inc. (, a non-profit marine science education organization. Ruth received her BS in Education from Indiana State University. Ruth creates, teaches, and coordinates marine science education programs. She is also an award-winning children’s nonfiction author ( Ruth’s expertise includes connecting children and the general public to on-going ocean research, the researchers, the habitat, and the animals in unique and exciting ways. As part of the DEEPEND Team, Ruth created and coordinated the kindergarten to 6th grade education components including Creep into the DEEPEND Virtual Research Missions, Postcards from the DEEPEND, and accompanying curriculum. She also worked with the rest of the DEEPEND Outreach/Education Team to share the research and discoveries with people of all ages. Visit DEEPEND’s Education ( and Taking Science Deeper ( pages or WhaleTimes’ website ( to find out more.