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ACES: Signals of Spring ACES curriculum teaches science in a marine context, using satellite data to explain movements of animals in the ocean. Includes environments of National Marine Sanctuaries. Yes Yes 7-12 ACES, Animals in Curriculum-based Ecosystem Studies, birds, conservation, curricula, curriculum, earth science, ecosystem, fish, food web, life science, marine mammals, marine science, NASA, National Marine Sanctuaries, NOAA, ocean literacy, ocean processes, ocean science, plankton, Professional Development, remote sensing, research skills, satellite tracking, seabirds, seals, sea turtles, Signals of Spring, technology
Adopt A Stream Foundation Offers publications, videos, monitoring equipment and other information on conducting watershed inventories and collecting data on stream characteristics. Yes K-12 Adopt A Stream Foundation, aquatic insects, aquatic vegetation, CEUs, clock hours, Everett, Field Activities, insects, mapping, North Creek, Northwest Stream Center, plants, pollution, Professional Development, river, salmon, stream, Streamkeeper Academy, water quality, watersheds, wetlands
American Cetacean Society: Puget Sound Chapter Contact the organization to learn more about their presentations. Yes K-12 American Cetacean Society, American Cetacean Society: Puget Sound Chapter, killer whales, marine mammals, orcas, whales
American Meterological Society Provides a list of colleges in the atmospheric, oceanic, hydrologic and related sciences. Yes 9-12 American Meteorological Society, atmospheric, colleges, hydrologic, marine science careers, universities, weather
Ballard Maritime Academy Career maritime academy within Ballard High School in Seattle. Yes 10-12 Ballard High School, Ballard Maritime Academy, high school, marine carpentry, marine sciences, maritime, ocean science, Seattle, transportation
Bonneville Power Administration Tours of hydroelectric dams offered to school groups, as well as classroom materials and presentations on hydropower, renewable energy, salmon, climate change and other topics. Yes Yes Yes 4-12 Bonneville Power Administration, BPA, climate change, Dalles, dams, Department of Energy, ecosystem, electricity, energy conservation, environmental, Field Activities, fish, fish, Grand Coulee, hydropower, irrigation, Kids in the Creek, renewable energy, Rocky Reach, salmon, stewardship, water cycle, wildlife, wind power
Burke Museum Offers “Burke in a Box, teacher trainings and activities, and a visit from the Burkemobile. Yes Yes Yes K-12 Burkemobile, Burke Museum, curricula, curriculum, ecosystem, events, Field Activities, fish, fossils, invertebrates, marine mammals, museum, Professional Development, Seattle, shells, summer camps, tours, University of Washington, whales
Carson National Fish Hatchery Focuses on classroom activities such as fish dissection and making fish prints, curricula, videos and speakers. Yes Yes K-6 Carson National Fish Hatchery, Columbia Gorge, curricula, curriculum, Field Activities, fish, hatcheries, hatchery, salmon, speakers, Spring Creek, Underwood
Cascade Columbia Fisheries Enhancement Group Explore this site for information on the organization's support of a number of educational events and classroom activities. Yes Yes K-12 Cascade Columbia Fisheries Enhancement Group, CCFEG, coloring sheets, dams, Field Activities, fish, fish identification cards, hatcheries, hatchery, Kids' Fishing Day, Kids in the Creek, Leavenworth, life cycle, Methow Valley Salmon Celebration, Picture the Wenatchee, posters, Rolling River, salmon, Salmonfest, stewardship, water pollution, water quality, watersheds, Wenatchee River Salmon Festival, Winthrop
Cascadia Conservation District Kids in the Creek program combines classroom and field studies to teach students about the ecology of local streams and watersheds. Yes Yes 9-12 aquatic insects, Cascade, Cascadia Conservation District, Cashmere, Chelan, Classroom Resources, EALRs, Eastmont, ecosystem, environmental education, habitat, Kids in the Creek, macroinvertebrates, plants, streams, water quality, watersheds
Census of Marine Life Explore inventory from the 10-year Census of Marine Life to learn about microbes to whales, habitats, activities that affect ocean health, as well as find countless more resources on ocean life. Yes K-12 abundance, art, biogeography, Census of Marine Life, diversity, ecology, Google Earth, human impacts, mapping, maps, marine ecosystems, music, National Geographic, ocean, photographs, videos
Center for Integrated Marine Technologies Photographs and background on phytoplankton of the West coast. Yes K-12 Center for Integrated Marine Technologies, invertebrates, photographs, phytoplankton, phytoplankton identification guide
CIESE: The Center for Innovation in Engineering and Science Based in NJ, CIESE sponsors and designs online science projects teachers throughout the world can use, often working with real-time data. View data in your area and compare it worldwide. Yes K-12 CIESE, circulation, climate, earthquakes, engineering, invertebrates, lakes, navigation, plate tectonics, pollution, ponds, real-time data, real time data, rivers, streams, The Center for Innovation in Engineering and Science, tides, tsunamis, water quality, weather
CLEAN: Climate Literacy & Energy Awareness Network CLEAN is a collection of educational resources on climate and energy science; search for those applicable to Washington state. Yes Yes 5-12 CLEAN, CLEAN: Climate Literacy & Energy Awareness Network, climate change, climate modeling , global warming, ocean acidification, paleoclimates
Clearing Online forum for sharing regional environmental and place-based education ideas, resource materials, activity plans and book reviews. Yes K-12 Clearing, ecology, environmental education, fish, online magazine. climate change, watersheds, wetlands
Climate Impacts Group Request a speaker to talk to your class about climate change and regional impacts. Yes 9-12 CIG, climate, climate change, Climate Impacts Group, University of Washington, UW
Cool School Challenge Engages students and teachers in strategies to reduce classroom CO2 emissions. Yes K-12 C02 emissions, climate change, Cool School Challenge, curricula, curriculum, EALRs, greenhouse gases, Professional Development, Puget Sound Energy
COSEE Coastal Trends Program offers paid summer workshops and research experiences in Maryland, as well as online ocean science curricula and activities based on the ocean literacy principles for your classroom. Yes Yes Yes K-12 aquatic food webs, bacteria, Centers for Ocean Science Education Excellence, chemistry, climate change, coastal, COSEE Coastal Trends, curricula, curriculum, ecology, ecosystems, energy, environmental science, evolution, fish, marine science, Maryland, ocean literacy principles, oceanography, ocean science, OLP, physics, plankton, Professional Development, sea level rise, standards, STEM Institute
COSEE: Centers for Ocean Sciences Education Excellence Twelve centers throughout the U.S. offer online regional and international marine education resources and opportunities for teachers to collaborate with scientists to further ocean literacy. Yes Yes Yes K-12 Alaska, California, Centers for Ocean Sciences Education Excellence, climate change, Coastal Trends, College of the Environment, COSEE, curricula, curriculum, engineering, Florida, freshwater, fresh water, Great Lakes, Gulf of Mexico, Maryland, Networked Ocean World, New England, Ocean Inquiry Project, Ocean Learning Communities, ocean observing data, oceanography, Ocean Systems, OLC, Oregon, Pacific Partnerships, photographs, Professional Development, Seattle Aquarium, SouthEast, stewardship, technologies, technology, TEK, University of Washington, urban, UW, UW College of Education, Washington state, West
COSEE: OceanCareers.com Explore ocean-related careers, colleges, profiles, training centers and scholarships. Yes 3-12 Centers for Ocean Science Education Excellence, colleges, COSEE, internships, jobs, OceanCareers, scholarships
Defenders of Wildlife: Sea Otter Unit Learn about sea otters on the West Coast. Yes Yes 5-8 curricula, curriculum, Defenders of Wildlife, EALRs, marine mammals, sea otters
Discovery of Sound in the Sea Offers information and audio on types and behaviors of sound in the ocean; includes NW Pacific killer whale vocalizations. Yes Yes K-12 bioacoustics, Discovery of Sound in the Sea, DOSITS, humpback whales, killer whales, orcas, physical oceanography, physics, sound, sound in the sea, Spanish, vocalizations, whales
DLESE Search for Washington or other regions' earth and marine sciences education resources (look especially for Teaching Boxes). Yes Yes K-12 curricula, curriculum, Digital Library for Earth System Education, DLESE, earth sciences, marine sciences, oceanography, Professional Development
Dungeness River Audubon Center Center staff have developed curriculum & programs primarily for elemental and middle schools that focus on the wildlife of the Dungeness watershed and how humans affect local watersheds over time. Yes Yes 2-12 aquatic insects, aquatic macro invertebrates, art, birds, cultural history, curricula, curriculum, Dungeness River Audubon Center, environmental education, Field Activities, habitat restoration, habitat succession, high school internships, Native Americans, Olympic Peninsula, Railroad Bridge Park, River Center Foundation, river otters, S'Klallam, salmon, Sequim, stewardship, watershed monitoring, wildlife
Earth & Space Research Outreach includes K-12 career and science fairs and presentations; emphasis on the relationship between ocean and climate. Yes Yes Yes Yes K-12 arctic, career fairs, climate, climate change, conservation, Earth & Space Research, ESR, marine mammals, marine science, oceanography, polar, Professional Development, research, research institute, science, science fairs, technology
Earthwatch Institute Browse free curriculum ideas and lesson plans inspired by educators' experiences on Earthwatch expeditions. Many are marine-related and some are focused on the Pacific Northwest. Yes K-12 conservation, curricula, curriculum, Earthwatch Educator Fellowship, Earthwatch Institute, environmental education, fellowships, Live from the Field, Professional Development, research, salmon, school year, summer programs, watersheds
Edmonds Discovery Programs Features salmon curricula for grades 5-9, K-12 classroom speakers, online regional marine life guide and guided beach walks. Yes Yes Yes K-12 beach, birds, curricula, curriculum, EALRs, Edmonds, Edmonds Discovery Programs, Edmonds Marine Sanctuary, Edmonds marsh, estuaries, estuary, Field Activities, food web, intertidal, Junior Beach Rangers, Junior Naturalists, marine sanctuary, Olympic Beach, Puget Sound, salmon, seabirds, stewardship, tidal, watershed
Encyclopedia of Puget Sound Primarily geared towards scientists and policymakers, the online encyclopedia offers a species library of the region's plants and animals as well as geographical, health and status information. Yes 6-12 amphibians, bathymetry, climate change, dams, Encyclopedia of Puget Sound, fish, habitat maps, hydrology, invasive species, invertebrates, marine mammals, natural hazards, navigation, noxious weeds, ocean bottom, Puget Sound Institute, reptiles, Salish Sea watersheds, seabirds, University of Washington, UW, weather, wildlife
Environmental Science Center Visit the ESC site to explore classroom and field programs on regional marine topics, and for environmentally-related senior culminating project sponsorship. Yes Yes K-12 after school clubs, Burien, coastal, conservation, culminating projects, Duamish, EALRs, ecology, environmental education, Environmental Science Center, environmental stewardship, ESC, Field Activities, fish, Green River, habitat, intertidal, life cycle, marine invertebrates, Miller Creek, Normandy Cove, pollution, Puget Sound, restoration, salmon, school break camps, science, Seahurst Park, senior projects, standards, storm drain stenciling, sustainability, Walker, water cycle, water quality, watersheds
Environmental Science Center Community-based environmental education organization that offers year-round classroom and field programs. Yes Yes K-12 after school programs, beach walks, Burien, Duwamish River, EALRs, ecology, environmental education, Field Activities, Green River, intertidal, Normandy Park, Puget Sound, restoration, salmon, Seahurst Park, south King County, summer programs, tidal, Walker/Miller Creek Watershed, watershed, watersheds
Facing the Future Seattle-based organization offers free and for fee curricula on marine and other topics. Yes Yes K-12 biodiversity, climate change, curricula, curriculum, EALRs, ecosystems, Facing the Future, Professional Development, sustainability
FOR SEA Institute of Marine Science Includes marine science curricula, activities and teacher training. Yes Yes 1-12 fish, FOR SEA Institute of Marine Science, Indianola, Kitsap Peninsula, marine science, ocean science, Professional Development, Puget Sound, salmon, whale
Franklin Conservation District Offers programs on natural resource conservation, protection and sustainability through classroom and field studies. Yes Yes K-12 Adams, Asotin, Benton, Chelan, Columbia, dams, Douglas, EALRs, eastern Washington, Ferry, Field Activities, fish, Franklin Conservation District, Garfield, geology, Grant, Kittitas, Klickitat, lakes, Lincoln, North Yakima Conservation District, Okanogan, Pend O'Reille, Project Learning Tree, Project WET, Project WILD, rivers, salmon, Salmon in the Classroom, soil, Spokane, Stevens, stream ecology, streams, Walla Walla, water cycle, Water on Wheels, water quality, watersheds, Wheat Week, Whitman, Yakima
FREE: Federal Resources for Educational Excellence Site contains a myriad of teaching and learning resources culled from federal agencies. Enter key words or select from list on home page for more specialized searches for regional classroom materials. Yes Yes K-12 art, biology, chemistry, climate change, environment, explorers, Federal Resources for Educational Excellence, FREE, general marine science, geology, maps, ocean, physics, technology
Friends of the Cedar River Watershed Program offers guidance and curriculum on developing high school videos on watershed health that are used in schools, local government and property owners. Also, create a rain garden at your school. Yes Yes 5-12 Classroom Resources, ecology, Friends of the Cedar River Watershed, habitat restoration, King County, Lake Washington, marine policy, public communications, Puget Sound, rain gardens, senior projects, social media, stewardship, stormwater pollution, Stormwater Systems Thinking Curriculum, Student Leadership Team, sustainability, video production, Watershed Report
Friends of the Issaquah Salmon Hatchery Free and donation-based classroom presentations and curricula about Pacific salmon, watersheds, pollution and Puget Sound. Yes Yes K-12 curricula, curriculum, Field Activities, FISH, Friends of the Issaquah Salmon Hatchery, Issaquah, pollution, preschool, Puget Sound, salmon, Salmon Trunk, science fairs, storm drain stencil kits, summer camps, watersheds
Friends of the San Juans Offers informal programs on increasing knowledge, participation and stewardship of the islands' natural resources. Yes Yes K-12 coastal, conservation, fish, Friends of the San Juans, marine debris, pollution, salmon, San Juan Islands, stewardship, stormwater, tribal
Highline Community College: Marine Science & Technology Center (MaST) Study guides for Puget Sound killer whales, seabirds and salmon farming. Yes Yes 9-12 aquaculture, community college, Field Activities, Highline Community College, killer whales, Marine Science & Technology Center, marine science center, MaST, orcas, pollution, touch tanks, weather, whales
International Brant Monitoring Project Curricula for classroom and field activities on brant and migration; Padilla Bay is one monitoring site. Yes Yes 6-8 brant, curricula, curriculum, eelgrass, estuaries, estuary, Field Activities, International Brant Monitoring Project, Mount Vernon, Padilla Bay, seabirds, wildlife
Jean-Michel Cousteau Ocean Adventures Features educators' guides and videos of killer whales and other marine science topics. Yes Yes 5-8 fish, invertebrates, Jean-Michel Cousteau Ocean Adventures, killer whale, marine debris, marine mammals, migration, national marine sanctuaries, ocean literacy principles, orca, videos, whales
Killer Whale Tales Explores all things killer whales: story-telling, classroom programs, worksheets, summer program. Yes Yes Yes K-5 classes, curricula, curriculum, killer whales, Killer Whale Tales, marine mammals, orca, speakers, summer programs, whales
Kitsap County Public Works Presentations and classroom materials to raise awareness about how to reduce water quality impacts in everyday activities. Yes Yes K-12 All the Way to the Ocean, EALRs, fish, How Much Runoff?, I Don't Pollute...Do I?, Incredible Journey, Kitsap County Public Works, migration, sewers, Soak It Up, Storm Drain Stenciling, stormwater runoff, Stream Monitoring, The Life of a Salmon, Thumbs up Thumbs Down, water cycle, water quality, Water Quality Bingo, Water Quality Limbo, watershed, Where Does the Rain Go?, World Water Monitoring Day
Lake Roosevelt National Park Find classroom speakers, field activities and teacher trainings on diverse topics including watershed health, salmon life cycles, fur trade, tribal culture and geologic history of eastern Washington. Yes Yes K-12 books, clock hours, Columbia River, Department of Fish and Wildlife, eastern Washington, Field Activities, fish, fur trade, geologic history, geology, Healthy People, Healthy Water, Lake Roosevelt National Park, National Park Service, NatureMapping, Professional Development, Project: Wild Salmon, Project WET, Project Wild Salmon, puppets, River Mile Institute, scholarships, Spokane, Traveling Trunks, tribal, tribes, videos, WA education standards, Washington education standards, water quality monitoring, watershed
Lawrence Hall of Science Marine Activities, Resources & Education (MARE) Located in California, the MARE program offers a host of information about ocean sciences including online guides to West Coast marine habitats, field trip tips, webinars and professional development. Yes Yes K-12 beach, climate change, curricula, curriculum, ecosystems, freshwater, intertidal, island habitats, Lawrence Hall of Science Marine Activities, MARE, marine, ocean literacy, Ocean Literacy Principles, ocean sciences, OLP, ponds, Professional Development, Resources & Education, wetlands
Leaping Frog Films The company offers a video collection of environmental stories focusing on wildlife habitat restoration and native species recovery programs in the Pacific Northwest. Yes Yes Yes 6-12 Buried in Sawdust for 50 Years, Community Shellfish Farming, cultural, culture, ecology, environmental education, history, Illahee, Leaping Frog Films, native species recovery, Rebirth of the Elwha, Restoration Gone Wild, Restoration of the Olympia Oyster with a Salmon Restoration Twist, Restoration of the Pinto Abalone, Restoring Water Quality, River as Spirit, Saving Puget Sound One Watershed at a Time, video, wildlife habitat restoration
Leavenworth National Fish Hatchery Complex Offers Discovery Boxes and Learning Models on natural resource topics for loan. Yes Yes K-12 curricula, curriculum, ecology, ecosystem, Entiat, Field Activities, fish hatchery, hatcheries, hatchery, Icicle Creek, Leavenworth, Leavenworth National Fish Hatchery Complex, Nasikelt River, natural resource management, Professional Development, salmon, watersheds, Wenatchee
Lesson Planet Browse this for-fee site (free 10-day trial) for links to Pacific Northwest/Washington state-related marine topics, activities, lesson plans and other classroom resources. Yes K-12 birds, conservation, currents, curricula, curriculum, fish, Lesson Plan, marine, marine mammals, ocean, plate tectonics, salmon, standards, waves, weather
Mason Conservation District Click on the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife link for information on the fish dissection in the classroom program. Also offers salmon viewing and habitat interpretation at Kennedy Creek. Yes Yes K-12 dissection, Field Activities, fish, Kennedy Creek Salmon Trail, Mason Conservation District, Olympia, salmon, Shelton, south Puget Sound, streams, Totten Inlet
Mid Sound Fisheries Enhancement Group Mid Sound delivers classroom presentations on salmon habitat restoration and provides opportunities for field trips. Yes K-12 Cedar River, Duwamish River, Eastern Kitsap County, ecology, environmental stewardship, Field Activities, fish, Green River, habitat, King, Lake Washington, Mid Sound Fisheries Enhancement Group, Midsound Fisheries Enhancement Group, Puget Sound, restoration, RFEG, salmon, Seattle, service learning, streams, watersheds
Monterey Bay Aquarium Provides information on careers in marine sciences. Yes Yes 6-12 marine science careers, Monterey Bay Aquarium
Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute Includes information on careers in marine sciences. Yes Yes 6-12 marine science careers, Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute
National Geographic EdNet Includes a Pacific salmon lesson plan for grades K-2, plus other lessons on K-12 marine topics. Yes Yes Yes K-12 marine mammals, marine sanctuary, National Geographic EdNet, salmon, sanctuaries, whales
National Marine Sanctuaries Find virtual tours of the sanctuaries, lesson plans and information on a variety of marine sanctuary topics. Yes Yes Yes K-12 B-WET, coast, curricula, curriculum, diversity, diversity, ecosystem, Field Activities, games, invasive species, marine debris, marine sciences, multicultural, National Marine Sanctuaries, NOAA, ocean data, Ocean for Life, ocean sciences, pollution, Professional Development, sea birds, seafloor mapping, sea turtles, shipwrecks, watersheds, whales
National Marine Sanctuaries: West Coast Field Guide Describes natural and cultural histories of West Coast sanctuaries, including the Olympic Coast. Yes K-12 birds, culture, fish, habitats, killer whales, maps, marine mammals, National Marine Sanctuaries, National Marine Sanctuaries: West Coast Field Guide, NOAA, Olympic Coast, plants, Professional Development, reptiles, sanctuaries, sanctuary, shipwrecks, tribes, West Coast Field Guide, whales
National Ocean Sciences Bowl: Ocean Careers Contains links to careers and colleges in marine science and technology Yes 5-12 marine science careers, National Ocean Sciences Bowl: Ocean Careers, NOSB
National Science Teachers Association Fill in directed keywords for revolving information on marine topics in the Pacific Northwest and professional development opportunities. Yes K-12 general science, National Science Teachers Association, NSTA, ocean, professional development
National Wildlife Refuge System: Washington state Click on the wildlife refuge to learn about it and what types of education programs, if any, it offers. Yes Yes Yes K-12 Columbia, Conboy, conservation, Copalis, Dungeness, ecosystem, Field Activities, fish, Flattery Rocks, Franz Lake, Grays Harbor, Julia Butler Hansen, Lewis and Clark, Little Pend Oreille, marine debris, marine mammals, McNary, national wildlife refuges, National Wildlife System, Nisqually, Pierce, plants, pollution, Professional Development, Protection Island, Quillayute Needles, Ridgefield, Saddle Mountain, salmon, San Juan Islands, seabirds, Steigerwald Lake, Toppenish, tribes, Turnbull, Umatilla, Washington state national wildlife refuges, wildlife habitat, Willapa
Nature Vision: Nature in the Classroom Offers classroom and field trips on water conservation and ecology. Yes K-12 Bellevue, ecology, Field Activities, groundwater, Lewis Creek, Nature in the Classroom, Nature Vision, Redmond, stewardship, water conservation
NOAA Alaska Fisheries Science Center Click on Resources in upper right for information on many marine science topics, activity guides, speakers and tours. Yes Yes Yes Yes K-12 Age Reading Demonstration, Alaska, Alaska, Alaska Fisheries Science Center, climate change, curricula, curriculum, Field Activities, fish, fish aging, fish ear bones, fluke photographs, garbage, humpback whale, internships, killer whale, marine debris, marine mammals, marine science, marine science, migration, National Marine Mammal Laboratory, NOAA, NOAA Alaska Fisheries Science Center, orca, otolith, rockfish, salmon, speakers, Springer, taxonomy, taxonomy, tours, whales
NOAA Coastal Services Center A portal to games and interactive activities on air and water themes, highlighting NOAA science and research activities. Yes Yes Yes K-8 curricula, curriculum, ecosystem, estuaries, estuary, Exxon Valdez, fish, food web, games, habitats, humpback whales, invasive species, marine debris, marine mammals, marine science, migration, nautical charts, NOAA, oceanography, ocean science, oil spills, otters, pollution, recycling, restoration, seabirds, sharks, shipwrecks, tidal zone, tides, water quality, watersheds, whales
NOAA Education Celebrates 2009, The Year of Science Offers a host of resources on marine topics covered in 2009's Year of Science. Yes Yes K-12 climate change, coastal, ecology, ecosystems, El Nino, endangered species, estuaries, estuary, fisheries, fisheries, food chain, food web, habitats, HABs, harmful algal blooms, invasive species, invertebrates, killer whales, marine debris, marine mammals, marine science, NOAA, NOAA Education Celebrates 2009, oceanography, orcas, podcasts, pollution, posters, sea turtles, The Year of Science, videos, watersheds, weather, whales
NOAA Education Office Compiles a broad range of NOAA education resources from throughout the agency. Yes Yes Yes K-12 climate change, fisheries, marine mammals, marine sanctuaries, marine science, meteorology, navigation, NOAA, NOAA Education Office, Professional Development, sanctuaries, sanctuary, satellites, Sea Grant, tsunamis, weather, whales
NOAA Marine Debris Program Information and materials to help prevent and address marine debris. Yes Yes K-12 curricula, curriculum, Great Pacific Garbage Patch, marine debris, NOAA, NOAA Marine Debris Program, posters
NOAA National Weather Service Research weather phenomena through these short meteorological slide shows. Yes K-12 meteorology, National Weather Service, NOAA, NOAA National Weather Service, Pacific Northwest, Puget Sound, weather
NOAA National Weather Service: JetStream - Online School for Weather JetStream provides detailed information on the hows and whys of weather and weather safety, and offers a number of lesson plans on various aspects of weather and oceanography. Yes Yes 5-12 atmosphere, climate, currents, games, global circulation, global weather, hydrologic cycle, hydrology, jet stream, meteorology, NOAA National Weather Service: JetStream - Online School for Weather, tides, tsunamis, water cycle, waves, weather safety, wind
NOAA NeMO: New Millennium Observatory Archived, interactive data from a 1998-2007 cruise exploring the eruption and sealife on the Axial Seamount on the Juan de Fuca Ridge off WA and OR. Yes Yes K-12 Axial Seamount, biology, black smokers, chemistry, curricula, curriculum, deep sea fish, geology, hydrothermal vents, invertebrates, Juan de Fuca Ridge, microbes, mid-ocean ridge, mid ocean ridge, NeMO, New Millennium Observatory, NOAA, plankton, plate tectonics, seafloor spreading, undersea volcanoes, underwater volcanoes
NOAA Northwest Fisheries Science Center Learn more about marine and fisheries research in the Pacific Northwest and bring marine science into your classroom. Yes Yes k-12 aquatic insects, biotoxins, climate change, conservation, culminating projects, curricula, curriculum, EALRs, ECOHAB, ecology, fisheries management, flash cards, food webs, games, HABs, harmful algal blooms, invertebrates, mapping, marine mammals, Mukilteo Research Station, NOAA Northwest Fisheries Science Center, NOAA Science Camp, NW Fisheries Science Center, NWFSC, photographs, photosynthesis, physical oceanography, phytoplankton, phytoplankton playing card game, population genetics, printable handouts, red tides, Salish Sea, salmon life cycle, scanning electron microscopy, Slippery Sleuth, streams, sustainable seafood, Teacher at Sea, Teacher in the Lab program, water quality, watersheds
NOAA OceanAGE Careers: Another Generation of Explorers Explores a multitude of marine-related careers and highlights specific scientists. Yes Yes 6-12 marine careers, NOAA, NOAA OceanAGE, Ocean AGE
NOAA Office of Response and Restoration Learn about the effects of an oil spill and perform classroom experiments. Yes Yes K-12 birds, Edmonds, NOAA, NOAA Office of Response and Restoration, Office of Response and Restoration, oil spill, oil spill response
NOAA Olympic Coast National Marine Sanctuary Offers education events, speakers and professional development opportunities on marine sanctuaries and the Olympic Coast. Yes Yes Yes K-12 conservation, Field Activities, fish, invertebrates, marine mammals, marine sanctuaries, marine sanctuary, NOAA, NOAA Olympic Coast National Marine Sanctuary, Olympic Coast National Marine Sanctuary, plants, Professional Development, reptiles, sanctuaries, sanctuary, seabirds, shipwrecks, undersea research, whales
NOAA Tides & Currents Site offers real-time and historical oceanographic data for the WA coast, as well as lesson plans and information on tides and currents. Yes Yes 5-12 astronomy, climate change, curricula, curriculum, estuaries, estuary, games, interactive maps, meteorological data, meteorology, National Ocean Service, NOAA Tides & Currents, oceanography, pollution, real-time data, real time data, sea floor mapping, storms, tidal data, tidal predictions, Tides and Currents
NOAA: Voices from the Fisheries Project Develop a class project to interview local fisherman or people in fisheries-related careers to add to the Website. Yes Yes 6-12 commercial fishing, cultural history, fisheries, fishermen, NOAA, oral history, recreational fishing, subsistence fishing, tribal, tribal fishing, tribes, Voices from the Fisheries Project
Nooksack Salmon Enhancement Association Offers watershed-based stewardship programs and speakers that integrate education with restoration. Yes Yes 3-10 Bellingham, Blaine, ecology, Ferndale, Field Activities, habitat restoration, invasive species, Lynden, Nooksack Salmon Enhancement Association, Nooksack SEA, NSEA, plants, Professional Development, salmon, Sehome, Skagit, Squalicum, stewardship, streams, water quality, watershed, Whatcom County
North Cascades National Park Learn about animals, plants and climate of the North Cascades. Yes Yes Yes 5-12 Cascade Mountains, Cascades, Chelan County, climate change, curricula, curriculum, EALRs, EALRs, ecosystem, Field Activities, fish, Lake Chelan, Newhalem, North Cascades National Park, Professional Development, salmon, Skagit County, Skagit River, Spanish, Stehekin, Stehekin, watershed, Whatcom County
North Olympic Salmon Coalition Salmon habitat restoration group offers educational tools for your classroom, including a giant model salmon. Yes K-12 Clallam County, FIN, habitat restoration, Jefferson County, North Olympic Salmon Coalition, Olympic Peninsula, Port Hadlock, Port Townsend, salmon, Salmon Trunk, service learning, stormwater pollution, stream restoration, traveling model salmon, watershed
North Olympic Salmon Coalition NOSC offers a variety of educational programs in Jefferson and Clallam Counties, including classroom visits and school assemblies and service learning projects on watersheds, restoration and salmon. Yes Yes K-12 Chimacum Creek Stewards, Clallam County, curricula, curriculum, Field Activities, FIN the Migrating Salmon, fish, habitat restoration, Jefferson County, North Olympic Salmon Coalition, RFEG, salmon, Salmon Days, service learning, stewardship, stormdrain marking, stormwater pollution, Tracking the Dragon game book, watersheds, Watershed Stewards
Northwest Association of Networked Ocean Observing Systems (NANOOS) Features lesson plans for ocean observation and satellite tracking; search site for related marine topics. Yes Yes 6-12 biotoxins, circulation, currents, EALRs, estuaries, estuary, NANOOS, Northwest Association of Networked Ocean Observing Systems, ocean acidification, ocean observing, satellite, technology, tsunamis, University of Washington, UW, water quality
Northwest Center for Sustainable Resources Free natural resource curriculum materials, including guides for developing place-based field activities. Yes 6-12 curricula, curriculum, ecosystem, ecosystem management, environmental education, fisheries, NCSR, Northwest Center for Sustainable Resources, pollution, sustainability, water quality, watersheds
Northwest Maritime Center Offers maritime and leadership training, including sailing experience on 84 ft. schooner and other boats. Yes Yes 7-12 Chimacum, Field Activities, maritime, Northwest Maritime Center, Port Townsend, racing, sailing, Wooden Boat Foundation
OAR Northwest Follow ocean rowers online as they row from Africa to Florida, explore real-time ocean data they collect, and schedule a speaker for your school assembly. Yes Yes Yes K-12 Africa to the Americas, atmospheric sciences, GPS, leadership, meteorology, navigation, OAR Northwest, oceanographic research, oceanography, real-time measurements, rowing, Salish Sea, satellites, sports medicine, STEM, team building, weather
Ocean Inquiry Project Contains power point presentations and other information for oceanographic research in Puget Sound. Yes Yes Yes 7-12 circulation, estuaries, estuary, Field Activities, modeling, Ocean Inquiry Project, oceanography, ocean science, power point presentation, primary production, Puget Sound, sea life videos, water quality
Ocean Literacy Network Learn more about ocean literacy and find ways to use ocean literacy principles in your classroom. Yes K-12 ocean literacy, Ocean Literacy Network, ocean literacy principles
Ocean Literacy: The Essential Principles of Ocean Sciences K-12 Features pamphlet on key elements that contribute to understanding ocean science and processes. Yes K-12 Essential Principles and Fundamental Concepts of Ocean Sciences K-12, marine science, National Science Education Standards (NSES), ocean literacy, ocean science
Ocean Research College Academy Unique opportunity for students to study, tuition-free, marine and other sciences at ORCA, an early college high school. Yes 11-12 Everett, Everett Community College, marine science, Ocean Research College Academy, ocean science, ORCA, Running Start
Olympic Coast National Marine Sanctuary: Encyclopedia of the Sanctuary Focuses on the natural histories of mammals, fish, birds, invertebrates, plants and reptiles on Washington's outer coast. Yes Yes K-12 encyclopedia, Encyclopedia of the Sanctuary, fish, invertebrates, killer whales, marine mammals, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, NOAA, Olympic coast, Olympic Coast National Marine Sanctuary: Encyclopedia of the Sanctuary, orcas, plants, reptiles, whales
Orca Bowl High school students compete in this all-day ocean sciences bowl held at the University of Washington. Prizes include scholarships; winning team competes nationally. Yes Yes 9-12 COL, competition, Consortium for Ocean Leadership, Field Activities, marine sciences, National Ocean Sciences Bowl, NOSB, oceanography, ocean sciences, Orca Bowl, scholarships, Sea Grant, technology, University of Washington, UW, Washington Sea Grant, WSG
Orca Network Features student activity guides and information on Pacific NW killer whales. Yes Yes K-5 activity guides, killer whales, marine mammals, natural history, Orca Network, orcas, whales
Pacifc Ocean Shelf Tracking Project (POST) Explores acoustically tracking the movement of marine animals along the west coast. Yes Yes 9-12 acoustic transmitters, continental shelf, migration, Pacific Ocean, Pacific Ocean Shelf Tracking Program, POST, tracking
Pacific Education Institute Search site to learn how PEI can help with project-based learning for all ages and Senior Culminating Projects. Yes K-12 biodiversity, climate change, Culminating Projects, curricula, curriculum, EALRs, environmental education, Field Activities, ocean literacy, Pacific Education Institute, pre-service, Professional Development, Project Learning Tree, Project WET, Project WILD, Puget Sound, Senior Culminating Projects, Shadow of the Salmon, stewardship, water quality, watershed
Pacific Marine Research: Marine Science Afloat Provides speakers and runs hands-on research cruises in Puget Sound. Yes 4-12 Field Activities, invertebrates, marine mammals, marine science, ocean science, Pacific Marine Research Marine Science Afloat, plankton, pollution, Puget Sound, research cruise, sampling, Seattle, water, watershed, whales
Pacific Maritime Institute A non-profit vocational training center for individuals seeking to enter the maritime profession. Yes 8-12 careers, maritime careers, merchant marine, Pacific Maritime Institute, Seattle, technology, vocational training
Pacific Northwest Salmon Center Offers a number of salmon- and watershed-related field trips, programs and classroom activities. Yes Yes K-12 art classes, Belfair, books, CDs, curricula, curriculum, EALRs, ecology, ecosystem, Environmental Explorations, Farm at Water's Edge, Field Activities, Field Activities, fish, habitat restoration, Haida, Healthy Food, Healthy Salmon, Hood Canal, Hood Canal Green STEM Youth Summit, internships, Kitsap County, Nature Mapping, NatureMapping, Oysterfest, OysterFest, oysters, Pacific Northwest Salmon Center, Pacific Northwest Salmon Center, Pacific NW Salmon Center, Port Gamble, RFEG, S'Klallam, salmon, Skokomish, StreamTeam, Stream Team, summer camps, tribes, videos, volunteer, water quality, watershed, wetlands, Yakima
Pacific Science Center Offers hands-on science exhibits and speakers for your classroom, plus lesson plans on various topics, often marine. Yes Yes Yes K-12 after school programs, afterschool programs, curricula, curriculum. science fairs, environmental education, Field Activities, Pacific Science Center, Professional Development, salmon, Science on Wheels, Seattle
Pacific Science Center: Around the Americas Includes K-8 curriculum and teacher resources on ocean health, career profiles and blogs from this 13 month journey around the Americas. Yes Yes Yes K-12 Applied Physics Lab, Around the Americas, climate change, coral reefs, currents, curricula, curriculum, ecology, fisheries, icebergs, JISAO, Joint Institute for the Study of the Atmosphere and Ocean, marine debris, ocean acidification, ocean health, ocean literacy principles, Pacific Science Center, Pacific Science Center: Around the Americas, sea ice, sea level rise, sustainable fisheries, underwater acoustics, underwater sound, University of Washington, UW
Padilla Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve Skagit County estuarine reserve with a host of classes, field trips, teacher workshops, and online curricula and lesson plans. Yes Yes Yes K-12 curricula, curriculum, estuaries, estuary, Field Activities, Padilla Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve, Professional Development, Skagit County, Skagit River, wildlife habitat, workshops
PBS Frontline: Poisoned Waters Examines, with teachers' guide, how water pollution affects human and environmental health; Puget Sound is highlighted. Yes Yes 9-12 human health, PBS Frontline, Poisoned Waters,Puget Sound, pollution, Puget Sound Partnership, water pollution
PBS Marine Fisheries & Aquaculture Series Curriculum for a scavenger hunt to discover threats to salmon populations. Yes 6-8 aquaculture, curricula, curriculum, salmon
Pierce County Public Works and Utilities The program offers Pierce County schools a set of lessons and a community action project on a topic, customized for your classroom. A typical project is on water conservation and quality. Yes Yes K-12 community action projects, environmental education, invertebrates, lakes, macroinvertebrates, Pierce County Public Works and Utilities Solid Waste Division, pollution, Service Learning Projects, Tacoma, water conservation, water quality
Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium Offerings include classroom program with a live animal and hands-on activities. Yes Yes Yes K-12 aquarium, climate change, clock hours, curricula, curriculum, EALRs, Point Definance Zoo & Aquarium, Professional Development, Puget Sound, scholarships, Tacoma, videos, watershed, zoo, zoo, ZooM Outreach Program
Port Townsend Marine Science Center Hands-on science programs for schools and workshops for teachers, marine and natural history exhibits in Fort Warden State Park setting with extensive beach and upland environment and on-site housing. Yes Yes Yes K-12 Admiralty Inlet, aquarium, citizen science, coastal ecology, cruises, day programs, EALRs, exhibits, Field Activities, inquiry teaching, marine mammals, Port Townsend Marine Science Center, Professional Development, Puget Sound, residential programs, Strait of Juan de Fuca, summer camps, touch tank, whales, workshops
Poulsbo Marine Science Center Features exhibits, touch tanks and Web information on Puget Sound marine life, and offers high school volunteer opportunities. Yes Yes K-12 aquarium, coastal, Field Activities, intertidal, Keyport, PMSC, Poulsbo, Poulsbo Marine Science Center, Puget Sound, tides, touch tanks, tours, volunteer
Poulsbo Marine Science Center: Coastal Journey Explore the Pacific Northwest intertidal zone through this Web-based tutorial. Yes 1-8 coast, ecology, invertebrates, Keyport, Pacific Northwest, Poulsbo, Poulsbo Marine Science Center, rocky intertidal, tidal
Project Grows Click on Description & Protocols to learn how to determine genetic variation on salmon populations and invasive species via molecular techniques for DNA extraction. Yes Yes 9-12 data analysis, DNA, exotics, invasive species, laboratory techniques, molecular, mussels, population genetics, Project Grows, Puget Sound, salmon, statistics
Puget Sound Partnership: Puget Sound Starts Here Search the site to learn about Puget Sound, events and volunteer opportunities, and how to get involved in your area. Yes K-12 Drain Rangers, pollution, Puget Sound, Puget Sound Partnership, Puget Sound Starts Here, STORM, watersheds
racerocks.com Explore this site for archived and real-time information about Race Rocks in Canada across from Pt. Angeles. Appropriate for WA and includes rocky intertidal zones, biology, weather and more. Yes Yes K-12 algae, British Columbia, cultural history, culture, ecological reserves, ecology, ecosystem, invertebrates, killer whales, lighthouses, macroinvertebrates, marine mammals, marine plants, Marine Protected Area, orcas, Pearson College, Race Rocks, racerocks.com, renewable energy, rocky intertidal, Salish Sea, seabirds, seals, solar power, Straight of Juan de Fuca, Strait of Georgia, tidal current energy, tribal, tribes, underwater photographs, videocams, weather, whales
Salish Sea Expeditions Customized for your classroom, Source offers activities, curricula, scientific investigation and equipment, and presentation production to investigate watershed issues throughout Puget Sound. Yes Yes 6-12 curricula, curriculum, EALRs, ecosystem, Field Activities, Funding Sources, low income school funding, marine science, oceanography, ocean science, Professional Development, Puget Sound, research cruise, sail, Salish Sea Expeditions, Source, stormwater, storm water, Student Science Symposium, water quality monitoring, watersheds
Salish Sea Hydrophone Network: Listening for Orcas Learn about and hear killer whale and other vocalizations, and learn about the natural history of killer whales. You can also listen in real-time and report any vocalizations heard. Yes Yes K-12 Beam Reach, Be Whale Wise, Cascadia Research Collective, Center for Whale Research, echolocation, killer whales, Killer Whale Tales, Listening for Orcas, natural history, NOAA, Orca Network, Port Townsend Marine Science Center, Salish Sea Hydrophone Network, Seattle Aquarium, sounds, The Whale Museum, vocalizations
Salmon Defense Salmon Defense is a non-profit established to protect salmon through education and action. Site primarily offers three videos related to treaty fishing rights and tribal identities. Yes Yes K-12 As Long As The Rivers Run, Back to the River, Boldt Decision, Coastal Salish, fishing rights, Salmon Defense, salmon habitat degradation, Shadow of the Salmon, treaty rights, tribal rights, video
Sammamish Plateau Water and Sewer District Presents customized classroom presentations on water and wastewater. Yes K-12 Beaver Lake, conservation, Field Activities, groundwater, Inglewood, Issaquah, Lake Washington, Pine Lake, plants, Sammamish, Sammamish Plateau Water and Sewer District, stewardship, wastewater, water cycle, watershed
San Juan Islands Conservation District Representatives will come to your classroom to talk about regional watersheds and wind and solar power. Yes K-12 conservation, San Juan Islands Conservation District, solar power, watersheds, wind power
Sea Grant Marine Careers Introduces a wide range of careers and contains interviews with people working in various marine fields. Yes 5-12 careers, marine careers, Sea Grant
Sea Grant: Nab the Aquatic Invader Students learn about aquatic invasive species and lock them up! Yes Yes 4-10 curricula, curriculum, game, invasive species, Sea Grant, Sea Grant: Nab the Aquatic Invader
Sea-Media Sea-Media provides links to current news items and to movies, books, art, music, and other media forms about diverse Pacific Northwest topics, many of which could be used in the classroom. Yes K-12 art, audio stories, blogs, books, Elwha dam, fish, games, Juan de Fuca Strait, killer whales, marine debris, marine mammals, movies, music, music video, Native Americans, ocean energy, oceanography, octopus, orcas, Pacific Northwest waters, photographs, pollution, Puget Sound, restoration, Salish Sea, salmon, Sea-Media, Sea Media, shellfish, storm water runoff, stormwater runoff, tribal, tsunamis, underwater wrecks, videos, whales
SEA: Service, Education & Adventure Includes classroom speakers, lesson plans & guidance on developing local marine science projects. Yes Yes Yes K-12 Adventure, boat, CEUs, day trip, Education, Education & Adventure, Education & Adventure, Education and Adventure, Field Activities, invertebrates, multi-day trip, navigation, overnight, plankton, Professional Development, sail, SEA, SEA: Service, Service, Service, Service, service learning, Whidbey Island
SeaPerch Work with your students to build an ROV to help them learn about marine robotics, engineering and technology. Online or on-site teaching training is available. National competition is in the spring. Yes Yes 6-12 buoyancy, displacement, electricity, engineering, naval architecture, Office of Naval Research, ONR, physical sciences, remotely operative vehicle, ROV, SeaPerch, Seaperch, SeaPerch Challenge, ship design, STEM, submarines, technology
Seattle Aquarium Offers speakers, camps, events, free programs and other marine science opportunities. Yes Yes K-6 beaches, coast, curricula, curriculum, EALRs, Field Activities, habitat, marine mammals, Professional Development, Puget Sound, salmon, Seattle, Seattle Aquarium, summer camps, whales
SeaWorld Busch Gardens Animals Explore site for classroom activities, puzzles, games, marine careers, environmental and wildlife science activities and more. Killer whales and dolphins highlighted in some activities. Yes Yes Yes K-12 animal behavior, animals, art, Busch Gardens, careers, dolphins, endangered species, evolution, games, killer whales, marine mammals, orcas, seals, SeaWorld, sharks, teacher guides, veterinary sciences
Secrets at Sea Solve a mystery about orcas in Puget Sound and learn about other marine creatures and systems. Yes 4-7 estuaries, food web, game, killer whales, marine mammals, orcas, plankton, pollution, Puget Sound, salmon, Secrets at Sea, whales
Seward Park Environmental & Audubon Center The center offers science and ecology education programs in the form of guided nature walks, field trips, in-class speakers and guidance on designing field investigations and learning projects. Yes Yes 3-12 aquatic, chemistry, EALRs, ecology, ecosystem, Field Activities, human impacts, Lake Washington, nature walks, pollution, scholarships, Seattle, Seward Park Environmental & Audubon Center, stewardship, water, water cycle
Shadow of the Salmon Learn about Pacific Northwest Coastal Salish tribe's historical and environmental legacies through a 42-minute film and accompanying curriculum guide. Yes Yes 8 Boldt Decision, Chief Leschi, climate change, Coastal Salish, cultural, culture, curriculum, environmental, fish, forests, habitat restoration, hatcheries, hatchery, history, Hood Canal, hydropower, Native Americans, natural resource management, non-point pollution, non point pollution, nonpoint pollution, Northwest Indian Fisheries Commission, NWIFC, oil spills, Pacific Northwest, Regional Fisheries Enhancement Groups, RFEG, Shadow of the Salmon, stewardship, stories, treaties, tribal, tribes, video
SMILE: Science and Math Informal Learning Educators Sponsored by science museums, SMILE compiles STEM activities in many topics. Search the site for marine-related activities appropriate to Washington. Log-in required; activities are free. Yes K-12 climate change, coastal, ecosystems, fish, freshwater, fresh water, general science, geology, habitats, How to Smile, invertebrates, mapping, marine, marine mammals, ocean, oceanography, plate tectonics, Science and Math Informal Learning Educators, seabirds, seafloor, seals, shipwrecks, SMILE, tides, water quality, watersheds, whales
Sound Salmon Solutions Discover many classroom and field activities on salmon, habitat restoration, watersheds and environmental stewardship. Yes Yes K-12 Arlington, curricula, curriculum, ecology, ecosystems, Edmonds, erosion, estuaries, estuary, Everett, Field Activities, fish, freshwater, Island County, Jones Creek Outdoor Learning Center, Jones Creek Stream Detectives, Lakewood, Marysville, Mukilteo, NERR, P.S.-I Love You, Padilla Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve, plants, Puget Sound, River Stewards, salmon, Salmon Trunk, service learning, Snohomish, Sound Salmon Solutions, stewardship, Stillaguamish, stormwater pollution, streams, Tree Connections, tribes tribal, water quality monitoring, Watershed Detectives, Watershed Ecologists in Training, watersheds, WET, wetlands, WILD
South Puget Sound Salmon Enhancement Group SPSSEG offers classroom speakers, online marine education links related to salmon restoration, field trips, a senior student scholarship and community events and festivals. Yes Yes K-12 Children's Water Fest, Children's Watershed Festival, Cool School Challenge, curricula, curriculum, dams, Deschutes River, EALRs, Field Activities, fish, games, Gig Harbor, habitat restoration, Kennedy Creek Salmon Trail, Nisqually, Olympia, Paul Ancich Memorial Scholarship, Pierce County, Puget Sound, Puyallup, RFEG, salmon, Sound Salmon Curriculum, South Puget Sound Salmon Enhancement Group, SPLASH, SPSSEG, student scholarships, Tacoma, waterfest, watersheds
Spokane Aquifer Joint Board Go on virtual field trips of the Spokane aquifer and to learn about water conservation. Yes K-8 aquifer, conservation, EALRs, eastern Washington, pollution, Spokane, Spokane Aquifer Joint Board, stewardship, water cycle, watershed
Still Hope Productions Inc. Exciting half hour video beneath Puget Sound, following seasonal changes in the marine food web; other videos available. Yes Yes Yes 3-12 artificial reef, Bainbridge Island, DVD, ecosystem, fish, food web, Hood Canal, plankton, Puget Sound, Return of the Plankton, squid, Still Hope Productions Inc, underwater video, video
Tapteal Greenway Association Tapteal Greenway volunteers come to your classroom and/or lead field trips that concentrate on water quality, macro invertebrate, river ecosystem and salmon studies. Yes Yes K-12 at risk youth, Benton Conservation District, curricula, curriculum, environmental education, Field Activities, fish, insects, macroinvertebrates, Richland, riparian, salmon, Salmon in the Classroom, Salmon Summit, streams, Tapteal Greenway Association, water quality, Yakima River
Taylor Shellfish Farms Learn about shellfish farming and water quality in Puget Sound via interactive classroom visits and field trips to the processing facility and shellfish farms. Click on Contact Us for information. Yes K-12 Bow, clams, crabs, Dabob Bay Hatchery, Dosewallips, Eld Inlet, Field Activities, geoducks, mussels, Oakland Bay, oysters, recipes, Samish Bay, Shellfish Explorations, shellfish farming, Shelton, Skookum Inlet, Taylor Shellfish, Totten Inlet, Willapa Bay
Teachers' Domain Site is a free digital media service for teachers from public broadcasting and its partners. Find media resources, support materials, classroom lessons, and online professional development programs. Yes Yes K-12 digital media, general science, media resources, national, professional development, standards, state, Teachers' Domain, Teachers Domain, teaching and learning strategies, tutorials, videos, workshop guides
The Bridge Contains a wealth of free marine education resources from all over the world. Yes Yes Yes K-12 aquaculture, archaeology, biodiversity, biology, birds, careers, chemistry, coast, conservation, curricula, curriculum, deep sea, ecology, endangered species, fish, fisheries, funding, geology, invasive species, marine mammals, marine sciences, maritime, ocean literacy, ocean observing systems, ocean sciences, physics, Professional Development, research cruises, seabirds, stewardship, summer programs, The Bridge, turtles
The GENETICS Project Make a toothpick fish as a tool to learn genetics. Yes 6-9 environmental science, fish, genetics, life cycle, pollution, The Genetics Project
Thurston County Environmental Education Guide Find a wealth of classroom and field activities offered by Thurston County and partners, most of which can be tailored to your classroom needs. Yes Yes K-12 aquifers, birds, Budd Inlet, coastal, EALRs, economy, estuaries, estuary, Field Activities, fish, freshwater, geoducks, groundwater, ground water, habitat, Healthy People, Healthy Water, history, Hood Canal, Lacey, marsh, migratory shorebirds, monitoring, Moxlie Creek, mussels, native plants, Nisqually Reach Nature Center, Nisqually Reach Wildlife Refuge, Nisqually River Education Project, nonpoint, NREP, Olympia, oysters, plankton, pollution, Project WET, Puget Sound, Quilcene, restoration, revegetation, riparian, rivers, salmon, seabirds, shellfish, Shelton, South Sound GREEN, stewardship, storm drains, streams, streamside planting, Stream Stewards, Thurston County Environmental Education Guide, Tumwater, Washington State Department of Ecology, wastewater, water quality, watersheds, wetlands, WET Science Center, Wild Salmon Education Trunk, Woodland Creek
TOPP: Tagging of Pacific Predators Follow tagged Pacific Ocean predators, many of whom swim off the coast of Washington, and learn about their migration routes and ecosystems. Live and archived data available. Yes K-12 Census of Marine Life, fish, marine mammals, migration, NOAA, satellite tracking, seabirds, seals, sea turtles, sharks, tagging, Tagging of Pacific Predators, TOPP, University of Washington, whales
Tri-State Steeheaders Salmon Enhancement Group Tri-State Steelheaders offers a water quality assessment program for several streams in the Walla Walla basin and Salmon in the Classroom. Yes Yes K-12 aquatic invertebrates, Asotin, Burbank, Clarkston, College Place, Field Activities, fish, habitat restoration, hydrology, Prescott, RFEG, salmon, Salmon in the Classroom, steelhead, stewardship, Touchet, Tri-State Steeheaders Salmon Enhancement Group, trout, Waitsburg, Walla Walla, water quality monitoring, Watershed Health Evaluation Program, watersheds, WHEP
University of Alaska Sea Grant Provides information about jobs and training in marine trades. Yes Yes 9-12 careers, industry, maritime, technology, University of Alaska Sea Grant
University of Delaware Sea Grant Includes links to information about careers in marine science. Yes Yes 6-12 engineering, marine science careers, maritime, Sea Grant, University of Delaware Sea Grant, vocational, women
University of Washington Applied Physics Laboratory Schedule visit to the UW APL lab or request a scientist to come to your classroom; tours and lessons tailored to class needs. Yes Yes K-12 Applied Physics Laboratory, Arctic, climate change, engineering, Field Activities, ocean acoustics, physical oceanography, remote sensing, Seattle, tours, undersea technology, University of Washington, UW
University of Washington Department of Atmospheric Sciences Invite a graduate student in atmospheric sciences to talk in your classroom or judge a science fair, or travel to the UW campus for a tour of the labs and to talk with scientists at work. Yes Yes Yes 1-12 careers , Classroom Resources, climate change, School of Atmospheric Sciences, science fair judging, University of Washington, weather
University of Washington Program on Climate Change Provides speakers on climate change in the Pacific Northwest. Yes K-12 climate change, global warming, Program on Climate Change, University of Washington, UW, UW Program on Climate Change, UW Program on Climate Change
University of Washington Regional Scale Nodes Learn about the seafloor ocean observatory off the Pacific Northwest coast. Yes 6-12 black smokers, cabled observatory network, climate change, earthquakes, Juan de Fuca plate, marine sciences, Neptune, ocean acidification, ocean sciences, plate tectonics, Regional Scale Nodes, robots, seafloor, seafloor mapping, technology, tsunamis, tube worms, undersea volcanoes, underwater volcanoes, University of Washington, University of Washington Regional Scale Nodes, UW, UW Regional Scale Nodes, volcanoes
University of Washington School of Oceanography Build your own remotely operated vehicle. Yes 7-12 deep sea exploration, remotely operated vehicles, robot, ROV, School of Oceanography, underwater robot, University of Washington, University of Washington School of Oceanography, UW, UW School of Oceanography
University of Washington: Friday Harbor Labs Science Outreach Program UW program gives students in the San Juan Islands field, lab, classroom and shipboard marine science inquiry experiences that complement and enhance current science curriculum at area schools. Yes Yes K-12 cell diversity, coastal, DNA extraction, ecosystems, eelgrass, electrophoresis, Field Activities, fish, Friday Harbor Labs Science Outreach Program, geology, invasive species, invertebrates, Lopez Island, marine mammals, marine science, nearshore, oceanography, Orcas Island, plankton, plants, San Juan Islands, San Juan Nature Institute, shellfish, streams, University of Washington, water quality, watersheds, wetlands, whales
University of Washington: UW in the High School Become trained to teach the fundamentals of ocean and atmospheric science to your high school students; information on the site's home page. Yes 9-12 atmospheric sciences, climate change, coastal processes, currents, ecosystems, geology, high school, marine science, oceanography, ocean science, Professional Development, School of Oceanography, teach teachers, tides, University of Washington, UW, UW in the High School, UW School of Oceanography, waves
University of Washington: Visions 2005 Explore online deep-sea environments along the Juan de Fuca Ridge with the 1995 REVEL research cruise. Yes 6-12 black smokers, chemical oceanography, chemistry, deep sea, earthquakes, extreme environment, geological oceanography, geology, hydrothermal vents, Juan de Fuca Ridge, marine biology, marine science, microbes, mid-ocean ridge, NEPTUNE, ocean science, physical oceanography, remotely operated vehicle, REVEL, REVEL Visions 2005, ROV, seafloor spreading, tectonic plates, undersea volcanoes, underwater volcanoes, University of Washington, UW
Vancouver Water Resources Education Center Through classroom visits and field trips, investigate the world of water: groundwater, surface water, aquatic ecosystems, drinking water, conservation and wastewater. Yes Yes Yes K-12 aquarium, aquatic ecosystems, art, clock hours, Columbia River, Columbia River, curricula, curriculum, drinking water, EALRs, Field Activities, fish, fish, GLEs, groundwater, groundwater, Lewis and Clark, Lewis and Clark, NatureMapping, Professional Development, salmon, service learning, sturgeon, surface water, tour, Vancouver, Vancouver Water Resources Education Center, WA, wastewater, water quality, water reclamation, watershed, Watershed Monitoring Network, wetlands
Virtual Atlas of the Pacific Northwest Physical and social online atlas of the Pacific NW. Yes Yes K-12 atlas, climate, culture, curricula, curriculum, EALRs, ecoregions, Evergreen State College, geography, geology, history, immigration, indian groups, Virtual Atlas of the Pacific Northwest, water resources
Washington Brant Foundation Provides speakers on the black brant and their habitat; live bird often visits classroom. Yes K-12 brant, estuaries, estuary, migratory birds, Mount Vernon, seabirds, Skagit County, Washington Brant Foundation, wildlife
Washington Department of Ecology Offers lesson plans and links to information and resources (including posters) on water quality, estuaries & climate change. Yes Yes K-12 aquifer, Classroom Resources, coastal atlas , Columbia River, Department of Ecology, Discover Wetlands, EALRs, ecology, estuaries, estuary, Field Activities, groundwater, habitat restoration, habitats, Healthy Water Healthy People, human health, oil, Padilla Bay, pollution, posters, Professional Development, Project Wet, Puget Sound, salmon, Spokane, stormwater, Washington Department of Ecology, water conservation, water quality, watershed, watersheds, wetlands
Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife Regional Fisheries Enhancement Groups Click on links to Regional Fisheries Enhancement Groups (FEG) in your area to explore classroom and field trip opportunities. Yes Yes K-12 Aberdeen, Belfair, Bellingham, Cascade Columbia Fisheries Enhancement Group, Chehalis Basin Fisheries Task Force, Field Activities, fish, Forks, habitat restoration, Hood Canal Salmon Enhancement Group, Lake Stevens, Lower Columbia Fish Enhancement Group, Mid-Columbia Regional Fisheries Enhancement Group, Mid-Sound Fisheries Enhancement Group, Mt. Vernon, Nooksack Salmon Enhancement Association, North Olympic Salmon Coalition, Olympia, Pacific Coast Salmon Coalition, Port Hadlock, RFEG, salmon, Salmon in the Classroom, Seattle, Skagit Fisheries Enhancement Group, Sound Salmon Solutions, South Bend, South Puget Sound Salmon Enhancement Group, stewardship, Tri-State Steelheaders Regional Fisheries Enhancement Group, Vancouver, Walla Walla, Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife Regional Fisheries Enhancement Groups, water quality monitoring, watersheds, Wenatchee, White Salmon, Willapa Bay Regional Fisheries Enhancement Group
Washington Department of Natural Resources Offers high school data collection and mentoring program, Sr. Culminating Projects, earth science resources. Yes Yes Yes Yes K-12 Arbor Day, Culminating Projects, Earth Day, earth science, environmental education, Field Activities, fish, forests, geology, geoscience, land management, maps, marine science careers, natural resources, plants, Senior Culminating Projects, streams, Students in the Watershed, Washington Department of Natural Resources, watershed, wildlife
Washington NatureMapping Learn about and collect data on diverse plants and animals in their respective ecosystems. Click on Educators for marine and freshwater modules. Yes Yes K-12 amphibians, biodiversity, birds, curricula, curriculum, diversity, ecosystems, estuaries, estuary, Field Activities, fish, habitats, mollusks, monitoring, Nature Mapping, NatureMapping, Professional Development, seabirds, Washington NatureMapping, Washington Nature Mapping, water quality, watershed, watersheds, wildlife
Washington Sea Grant Offers online marine education database and classroom support materials for marine activities. Yes Yes K-12 aquaculture, ballast water, coastal communities, Field Activities, fisheries, fishing vessel safety, Funding Sources, habitat restoration, invasive species, invertebrates, marine science, National Ocean Sciences Bowl, NOAA Science Camp, ocean literacy, ocean science, oil spills, Orca Bowl, Professional Development, seabirds, Sea Grant, technology, University of Washington, UW, Washington Sea Grant, water quality, workshops
Washington State LASER: Leadership and Assistance for Science Education Explores land and water interactions through lesson plans and activities. Yes 1-8 erosion, GLE, groundwater, LASER, rivers, run-off, streams, Washington State Leadership and Assistance for Science Education Reform, water cycle
Western Washington University; Shannon Point Marine Center University students teach marine science to students in the Anacortes area. Yes K-12 Anacortes, Bellingham, Field Activities, marine science, MIMSUP, minority, Multicultural Initiative in the Marine Sciences: Undergraduate Program, ocean science, Shannon Point Marine Center, Ship Harbor Interpretive Preserve, Western Washington University, wetlands
Whale Museum Explore the site to find information on adopting an Orca for your class, touring the museum, and finding classroom activities and field trips. Yes Yes Yes K-12 curricula, curriculum, Field Activities, Friday Harbor, Gray Whale Project, gray whales, hydrophone, killer whales, Lime Kiln Point State Park, marine mammals, museum, Orca, orca identification, Salish Sea, San Juan Islands, stewardship, underwater acoustics, whale, Whale Museum, whales
Whale Museum: SeaSound Project Listen to real-time and recorded vocalizations and watch videos of whales in the Salish Sea. Yes K-12 hydrophone, killer whales, Lime Kiln Point State Park, marine mammals, orcas, Salish Sea, San Juan Island, seals, Sea Sound Project, SeaSound Project, sound, underwater acoustics, underwater sound, vocalizations, Whale Museum, whales
WhaleNet Explore Pacific Northwest killer whale vocalizations and humpback whale feeding behavior, as well as other whale sounds. Yes Yes K-12 bioacoustics, feeding, humpback whales, killer whales, orcas, sounds, vocalizations, WhaleNet, whale sounds
Whidbey Watershed Stewards Learn about watersheds, salmon and your community. Yes Yes Yes K-5 culminating projects, curricula, curriculum, Field Activities, GLEs, salmon, service learning, South Whidbey, watersheds, Whidbey Island, Whidbey Watershed Stewards
Women Oceanographers.Org Web site highlights prominent women marine scientists underscoring different career paths and diversity of the women who choose science as a career. Yes K-12 biology, chemistry, earth and ocean sciences, ecology, engineering, geology, geophysics, marine careers, marine technical support, math, oceanography, physical oceanography, physics, women oceanographers, Women Oceanographers.Org
Yakima Basin Environmental Education Program Click on About YBEEP/YBEEP Services and Curriculum/Information for guides on salmon life cycle and rearing in the classroom, field trips, trunk kits, and wildlife habitat presentations. Yes Yes K-12 Field Activities, fish, groundwater,storm drain marking, hatcheries, hatchery, salmon, Salmon in the Classroom, stewardship, stormwater, trunk kits, water quality, Yakima Basin Environmental Education Program, YBEEP