It’s our mission to enhance the public understanding and stewardship of oceanic and coastal resources. We offer educational programs for all ages throughout the year. This page outlines each area of interest and the programs available.

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K-12 Students & Educators

These hands-on learning programs enhance elementary and secondary school lessons to increase awareness and understanding of our ocean and its habitats. These programs are designed to expand textbook experiences into the field for all K-12 learning.

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Undergraduate Programs

Students interested in focusing their undergraduate studies in the marine field can connect with research labs and take classes to help on the path to their careers.

Student in a kayak collecting a water sample in the marsh

Graduate Programs

Students who wish to continue beyond a bachelor's degree can connect with research labs on ongoing projects and take classes to fulfill a master's or Ph.D. program.

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Community Connection

We offer everyone the opportunity to learn more about our ocean and its habitats with programs that connect with our researchers and educators.

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Educational Resources

Our education and research teams have developed a variety of resources that can be used in classrooms, continuing learning, and community events.