Children and Nature Network
This website provides resources to help educators, community groups and families connect children with nature, including a selection of free toolkits and educational resources http://www.childrenandnature.
This web site was custom designed for educators, students, leaders and members of the general public.
Facing the Future
Identification Guides: Freshwater Mussels of the Pacific Northwest
Maritime Trade Opportunities
If you’re a young person interested in learning more about the maritime trades, check out the Youth Maritime Trade Association’s website.
Did you know that on marine vessels military time is used? To learn more about how to convert regular time to military time, see www.spacearchive.info/
National Weather Service Forecast Office, Seattle: Educational Information
Puget Sound weather forecasts from NOAA, with slide shows on understanding weather patterns in our area
Northwest Association of Networked Ocean Observing Systems (NANOOS)
Northwest Straits Marine Conservation Initiative
NWHI Albatross Bolus Dissection
Sound artist Halsey Burgund and marine biologist Wallace J. Nichols joined forces to collect the voices of people around the world recounting their personal experiences with the ocean.
Oil Spill Task Force
Orca Network: Report Dead or Stranded Marine Mammals
Plankton lessons and protocols
The Virtual Plankton Tow:www.coexploration.org/
Plastics in the Environment
PRISM: Puget Sound Regional Synthesis Model
Reading List for Puget Sound lesson planning – fiction and nonfiction
Restoration Ecology for Young Stewards (REYS)
from Stilly Snohomish Fisheries Enhancement Task Force
The SeaDoc Society
The Story of Bottled Water
Watch this short video on the impacts of bottled water on your wallet and the environment.
Team-building activities, initiative games, & problem-solving exercises
Tides and currents for Puget Sound
Tides and Currents Information
How to understand tides and currents
University of Washington NatureMapping Program
Washington Sea Grant
Information on “Orca Bowl” opportunities for all high schools interested in this great marine-based program!
Washington STEM is a nonprofit organization dedicated to advancing innovation, equity, and excellence in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education in Washington state.
We each have our own watershed address–which watershed we live in. Let our Watershed Report students explain why it’s important to connect to your natural surroundings.
Yes! Magazine Resources for Teachers