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Panel 1 of America's Wolves Exhibit
Panel 1 of America's Wolves Exhibit
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Host this flat-panel exhibit on America's wolves. Learn about the challenges of wolf conservation, why it's important, and what anyone can do to help wolves. Discounted rental rates available from The Paly Foundation -- palyfoundation.org

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This easy-to-use guide is designed to provide maximum flexibility for learners in both formal and informal settings. It may be used as a standalone teaching tool, or to supplement lessons in other areas. This guide includes information about the marine industry with useful lessons for students in grades K-12 with a focus on STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) objectives and alignment to NGSS (Next Generation Science Standards). The North American Marine Environment Protection Association (NAMEPA) is an independent, marine industry-led entity that engages industry, regulators, environmental groups, educators and the public by promoting sound environmental practices. NAMEPA is a non-profit organization committed to “Save Our Seas” and preserving the marine environment through educating seafarers, students and the public about the need, and strategies for, protecting global ocean resources. **Updated version of this guide being released soon!**

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This easy-to-use guide is designed to provide maximum flexibility for educators in both form and informal settings. It may be used as a standalone teaching tool, or to supplement lessons in other areas. This guide includes information about marine debris and useful lessons for students in grades K-12, with a focus on STEM objectives. These engaging lesson plans are aligned with the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS). The North American Marine Environment Protection Association (NAMEPA) is an industry-led organization that works to educate seafarers, port communities and students about the need and strategies for protecting the marine environment. In partnership with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), NAMEPA has created An Educator’s Guide to Marine Debris to provide educators with a tool to help students become more informed on marine debris and encourage environmental stewardship.

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Educator's Guide to the Marine Envrionment
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This comprehensive educator's guide can be used by formal and non-formal educators to provide interactive ways to bring the marine environment into the classroom. It also highlights fun, hands-on learning techniques in outdoor settings to enhance ocean literacy. All lesson plans are aligned with NGSS. The North American Marine Environment Protection Association (NAMEPA) is a non-profit with a mission to educate students, seafarers, and the general public on the importance of marine environment conservation.

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Lesson Plan
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Passing It On is a digital storytelling project made possible by a partnership between Great Smoky Mountains Association and Great Smoky Mountains National Park. This project guides students in the creation of written reports and mini-documentaries based on interviews with community elders about a Smokies-related theme.

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