USEFUL LINKS/ RESOURCES
FREE and AWESOME ONLINE RESOURCES FOR EDUCATORS & STUDENTS
NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC offers a number of opportunities for Educators! From Professional Development courses, to Grants (yep, $!), to fantastic classroom resources. Definitely worth exploring their site!
NASA offers lesson plans, games and materials here
https://www.nasa.gov/stem/foreducators/k-12/index.html and check out this Citizen Science opportunity to get your students "working" for NASA while gaming called Nemo-Net.
Also by NASA, Giovanni offers endless possibilities to educators who want to explore satellite data in the classroom! Resources to get started can be found here
The Monterey Bay Aquarium MBARI also has an excellent hub for using satellite data for marine education https://www.mbari.org/satellite-resources/ with lesson plans and project ideas.
NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Agency) also has a number of interesting resources in their site https://www.noaa.gov/education
TED-Ed (a branch of the TED Talks Initiative) has launched a new program called TED Earth School that is definitely worth exploring https://ed.ted.com/earth-schooled.ted.com/earth-school
PBS has a dedicated hub for marine science materials https://ca.pbslearningmedia.org/collection/marine-science/ca.pbslearningmedia.org/collection/marine-science/
And finally, check out some materials that I helped develop with Amigos de Bolsa Chica for educators and students interested in learning more about coastal wetlands
National Marine Educators Association
Citizen Science Association
For educators conducting outdoor-based aquatic science, elementary, secondary, adult
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