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This program sends preK-college teachers, museum and aquarium educators, and adult education teachers to sea aboard NOAA research and survey ships. Participants conduct fisheries research, oceanographic research, or hydrographic surveys under the tutelege of NOAA scientists. Following their voyages...
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The Maury Project is a teacher professional development course with a two-week summer residence workshop in Annapolis, MD, focused on the fundamentals of oceanography. It is offered by the American Meteorological Society Education Program in partnership with California University of Pennsylvania...
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During this six-day workshop offered by the Bermuda Institute of Ocean Sciences (BIOS), 12 teachers, curriculum specialists, administrators, and informal educators will learn how to plan and execute field study courses for their students at BIOS. Participants will explore coral reefs, use Glider...
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The mission of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's (NOAA) Teacher at Sea (TAS) program is to give teachers a clearer insight into our ocean planet, a greater understanding of maritime work and studies, and to increase their level of environmental literacy by fostering an...
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The North American Native Fishes Association (NANFA) provides ¤1,000 grants for projects that educate the public about native North American fishes and their environment. Such projects might include teacher training workshops, school materials and displays, stream surveys, or the production...
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"Hosted by the NOAA office of National Marine Sanctuaries, this webinar series for formal and informal educators (K-college) offers an inside look at our nation's """"underwater treasures"""" and provides scientific expertise, resources, and training to support ocean and climate literacy in the...
Grade Level   K 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
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Published in 1991
The following list of Earth science misconceptions, compiled from surveys and misconception research, may provide a starting point for discovering and contending with student misconceptions. 
Grade Level   K 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
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Published in 2008
This report lists misconceptions on: science itself; earth's setting; earth's structure; plate tectonics; earthquakes; mineral and rock terms; volcanoes; paleomagnetism; ocean systems; river systems; deserts; groundwater and karst systems; glacial systems; climate; and greenhouse warming.
Grade Level   9 10 11 12
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The USSSP Onboard Outreach Program (formerly known as the Educator Officer Program) gives formal and informal educators, artists, writers, videographers and other participants the opportunity to spend an entire expedition with an IODP shipboard party and translate their experiences for students and...
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The Ocean Exploration Trust's Science Communication Fellowship (SCF) Program immerses formal and informal educators in the Nautilus Corps of Exploration and empowers them to bring ocean exploration - specifically in the fields of science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) - to a global...
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Explore Monterey Bay's coastal ecosystems and get an up-close look at its amazing animals of the schoolyard, kelp forest, slough, sandy shore and deep sea. With colleagues, Aquarium educators and scientists, you'll conduct your own field investigations, learn to implement science notebooks, and...
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These grants go to projects that promote community stewardship of natural resources and enhance local water quality, watersheds, and the species and habitats they support. Projects should have measurable ecological, educational, and community benefits and include diverse community partnerships and...
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This institute, sponsored by the Monterey Bay Aquarium, invited teachers of grades 9-12 to explore the role humans have played in the bay's stability and change over time. During June 25-30, participants will do field investigations and learn about climate change science, plastic pollution,...
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