Teachers prepare a plankton net for deployment off of the Research Vessel Joanne Daiber

Education opportunities

Teacher Professional Development

2017 Mid-Atlantic Marine Education Association (MAMEA) annual conference

Date: November 3-5, 2017
Location: Princess Royale Hotel, Ocean City, MD
Audience: Pre- and in-service classroom and informal educators
Registration deadline is October 27.
Information and registration will be available on the MAMEA website

2018 NOAA Teacher at Sea

The mission of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) Teacher at Sea Program is to provide pre-kindergarten through college-level teachers a hands-on, real-world research experience working at sea with world-renowned NOAA scientists, thereby giving teachers unique insight into oceanic and atmospheric research crucial to our nation. The application for NOAA Teacher at Sea Program's 2018 season opens November 1! NOAA places educators on research vessels to work alongside our scientists. Visit teacheratsea.noaa.gov for Frequently Asked Questions and a preview of the application. Applications and references are due through the online system by 5 pm ET, November 30, 2017.


Student Contests

Coast Day fifth grade essay contest - Open to all Delaware fifth grade students.


Student Opportunities

Boy Scout oceanography merit badge program

Chesapeake Bay Bowl - Held annually in February, this high school-level ocean science competition is the regional qualifier for the National Ocean Sciences Bowl.


Additional Opportunities

Delaware Children in Nature

Delaware Association for Environmental Education

Mid-Atlantic Marine Education Association

National Marine Educators Association

Other Delaware Sea Grant events.

Working alongside UD researchers, Delaware teachers assist in the deployment of a bongo-style plankton net, off of the Research Vessel Joanne Daiber, during a summer professional development opportunity.

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