Outreach Publications: Education
A climate change perception study conducted in 2011 found that an increasing majority of Delawareans are convinced that climate change and sea level rise are happening. This infographic depicts key findings of the study.
In addition to helpful information, each free bookmark includes a full-color image in the shape of a critter — a blue crab, summer flounder, great blue heron, horseshoe crab, or red knot. A surf board, which reminds swimmers to be aware of rip currents, and a wind turbine, which highlights the 2-megawatt turbine on University of Delaware's Lewes campus, round out the collection.
Full-color, six-page publication highlights the evolution, behavior, anatomy and physiology, predators, and concerns facing this marine mammal. Includes information on how to use the bulletin to meet Delaware State and National Education Standards.
Full-color, six-page publication reviews the biology, medical uses, and population trends of this unique seashore animal. Includes information on how to use the bulletin to meet Delaware State and National Science Education Standards.
Full-color, three-dimensional model, which can be assembled with tape in approximately 15 minutes. A great way to learn more about the most common shark species on the U.S. East Coast. Includes many interesting and less well-known facts about the smooth dogfish and other shark species.
Life-sized, three-dimensional paper model, which can be assembled with tape in approximately 15 minutes. A great activity for 4th graders and up. Includes background information on the horseshoe crab and a crossword puzzle to test readers' knowledge.
Full-color four-page publication that describes the many careers that are available in marine science and how to become a marine scientist.
Pocket-sized web card that illustrates several interesting facts about this remarkable creature.
Pocket-sized web card that gives tips on ocean preservation and awareness.
Four-page publication that explains why sharks are such successful predators and why their populations are now threatened.