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Unleash the power of community science in your classroom!

From 15 to 30 May
published February 27, 2024

Do you want to harness the power of community science to engage your classroom in meaningful, hands-on projects? Look no further than Ocean School's Community Science Professional Development Series!

Ocean School, along with our partners, invites educators like you to participate in our Community Science Professional Development Series. This initiative aims to equip teachers with the tools and resources necessary to inspire the next generation of environmental leaders.


Here's how it works:

  1. Virtual information sessions: Register for a 30-minute virtual information session to learn about the program's ins and outs.

  2. Request your classroom kit: Upon registration, request a free classroom kit filled with essential materials for your community science project.

  3. Conduct your project: Between September 2024 and March 2025, conduct a community science project with your students.

  4. Access support: Attend our office hours whenever you need assistance or guidance throughout your project implementation.


Perks for Participating Teachers

Participating teachers will enjoy a range of benefits, including:

  • Access to turn-key community science projects.

  • Free equipment and support for your projects.

  • Eligibility for Blue School grants to fund your initiatives.

  • Networking opportunities with like-minded educators and environmental organizations.


Click the titles below to discover and register for one or more virtual session!

Discover Microplastics in Our Food

Join educator Kim Zumach on May 15, 2024, as she demonstrates how to conduct a lab where students discover microplastics in salt. Extend your students' learning into the community and uncover the broader implications of microplastic pollution.

Register here!

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