Marine Education Resources

Check out the articles on right whales and marine debris in the Cape Cod in the Friends of the Cape Cod National Seashore magazine.

In the new book, PlasticAhoy! Investigating the Great Pacific Garbage Patch (Millbrook Press), meet a team of Scripps Institute of Oceanography graduate students who sailed one thousand miles into open ocean to explore the North Pacific, where millions of pieces of plastic have collected from rivers, beaches, and ocean traffic all over the world. 

The Centers for Ocean Sciences Education Excellence (COSEE) is a great resource for teachers and students.

Contests:

From the Bow Seat Inspiring the next generation of ocean stewards.  Enter the 2017 Ocean Awareness Contest about ocean pollution. Open to both high school and middle school students.  Prizes awarded to individuals and winning schools.

Annual student marine art contest Massachusetts Marine Educators (MME) and NOAA’s Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary have announced the theme for the 2017 student marine art contest: Exploring the Marine Biodiversity of Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary. The contest closes on April 28, 2017, so get your entries in soon!