Online learning is fast becoming a reality for hundreds of millions of students worldwide. Teachers, students, families, administrators, departments, and whole communities are being forced to respond and adapt quickly.
NAMEPA wants to support parents during this challenging time by providing you with weekly activities for students K-12 that will not only enrich your child’s education, but also broadens their interest in the marine environment.
The "If Trees Could Talk" middle school curriculum is a free online resource focusing on forest and conservation history. It has 11 modules ranging from use of the forest by native Indian tribes to Living in a Global Forest
MARE: Marine Activities, Resources & Education is a program based at the University of California, Berkeley’s Lawrence Hall of Science that seeks to increase literacy in ocean sciences through informal and formal education initiatives.
The education vision for NOAA Ship Okeanos Explorer is that this is a ship upon which learners of all ages embark together on scientific voyages of exploration to poorly known or unexplored areas of the global ocean. Learners will participate as ocean explorers in innovative ways in breakthrough discoveries leading to increased scientific understanding and enhanced literacy about our ocean world.
The goal of Statistics in Schools Week, Day 3, is to highlight diversity in the classroom and make the connection to the census measuring diversity in our country. Students will explore the idea that although the census is a count of every individual, we all come together to form one nation.
This image shows blue spheres representing relative amounts of Earth's water in comparison to the size of the Earth. Are you surprised that these water spheres look so small? They are only small in relation to the size of the Earth. These images attempt to show three dimensions, so each sphere represents "volume." They show that in comparison to the volume of the globe, the amount of water on the planet is very small. Oceans account for only a "thin film" of water on the surface.