Resources For Teachers and
Local and Regional
Opportunities for Environmental Education
Museum offers guided
tours, exhibits and educational programs on whales of Puget Sound.
- Visit British and American
Camps, historical strongholds during the locally famous Pig
War, a boundary dispute between Great Britain and the US during the
19th Century. These beautiful National
are maintained by the National Park Service.
- Try the San Juan Historical
Museum. Phone: (360) 378-3949
Education Programs in Puget Sound for Schools and Youth Groups
- For hands-on, in depth marine science
programs, contact the Port Townsend Marine Science
Center. With housing options at Fort
Worden Conference Center, you can arrange extended programs for K-12
school and youth groups.
There are many excellent
on-the-water programs for school groups in Puget Sound. An outstanding
program for middle school students that introduces both seamanship
and scientific investigation is Salish Sea Expeditions.
marine biology and sail training experience aboard the historic
- For the award-winning K-12
marine science curriculum FOR SEA, several other excellent marine
science curricula and information about teacher training, visit the
website FOR SEA Institute of Marine
- You'll find marine science
lesson plans along with other useful science teaching ideas at
the website Sites
Science Websites to Explore
- At the Bridge Ocean Science Teacher Resource
Center you'll find a remarkable collection of links to resources on all
aspects of the ocean sciences, direct links to researchers, as well as
educational and career developmental opportunities students and
teachers in the marine sciences.
A word about
There are a great many excellent resources on the web for teaching,
learning, and becoming involved with the marine sciences. We
have tried to provide you with few outstanding links, but other
good ones may have missed our attention. Let
if you found these helpful, or can suggest others which should
also be included on this list.