Professional Development

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While the modules listed below are no longer available, we have left the remainder of this page intact for reference so that you may view the professional development topics. Thank you for your patience.

Teachers need accurate information and resources to integrate ocean, coastal, and climate science into local and state curricula. These resources provide a variety of lesson plans, background information, resource links, tutorials, archived professional development seminars, media galleries, and interactive tools that can be used in a variety of ways in grades 5-12. Many of the resources provided here were created in partnership with the National Science Teachers Association. Teachers can access resources in additional topics at the NSTA Learning Center site, https://learningcenter.nsta.org/.

A coral reef featuring corals and fish

Professional Development
Corals

A sandy shoreline with a bridge in the distance

Professional Development
Tides and Currents

A canoe on the rocky shore of a national marine estuary

Professional Development
Estuaries

A misty landscape

Professional Development
Climate

Satellite image of a large hurricane

Professional Development
Oceans, Weather, and Climate

Multiple water spouts in the distance

Professional Development
Living in the Weather

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