Professional Development

The fun isn't just for your students!

You and your students can immerse yourselves in learning while acquiring valuable content knowledge through hands-on learning experiences. Our professional development opportunities are designed for you to explore a wide range of topics related to the unique aquatic ecosystems found around the world.

Educator Workshops:

Exploring Water with Young Children
September 16, 2017
9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Ideal for Kindergarten -2nd Grade Educators
Explore ways to help young children discover more about the physical properties of water and how it interacts with other materials. This session will take an inquiry approach to learning and help teachers to open young children’s minds to the properties of water, begin to dive in to questioning, and then focus their explorations to deeper understandings about how water works on Earth.


Exploring the Deep Ocean with NOAA
Saturday, November 4, 2017
8:00am- 4:00pm
Ideal for 6th – 12th Grade Educators
Educators are invited to join NOAA OER staff to learn more about the importance of ocean exploration, current exploration technologies, and recent deep-sea discoveries. This full day Professional Development workshop will introduce standards-based, hands-on activities and other resources that guide classroom teaching and learning. Ocean health, unique underwater habitats, underwater mapping and remotely-operated vehicles are just a few of the topics to be addressed.


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