Teaching Resources

Welcome to our teaching resources page- a place to find lesson plans and other information on a variety of topics, including research being done in the Gulf of Mexico, the impacts of the Deepwater Horizon accident on Gulf ecosystems and general ocean related content.

Check back frequently as we will be updating this page with more information as it becomes available!

CEISMC AMP-IT-UP Learning Modules

Oil Spill Drill- 7th grade science module based on the research being done by ECOGIG scientists

Gulf of Mexico Research Initiative (GoMRI) Educational Resources 

Lesson plans and curriculm for K-12 education about marine environments and the Gulf of Mexico, from the DEEPEND Consortium (Deep Pelagic Nekton Dynamics of the Gulf of Mexico)

Gulf of Mexico multidisciplinary high school curriculum, developed by DEEP-C (Deepsea to Coast Connectivity in the Eastern Gulf of Mexico consortium

Science activities in Spanish, developed by CWC (Coastal Waters Consortium)

Oil spill science publications by Gulf of Mexico Sea Grant

Gulf of Mexico Research Initiative education resources

Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill Educational Resources

NOAA (National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration) Education Resources on the Gulf Oil spill

Smithsonian Ocean Portal

Oil spill education resources from the Southeast Coastal Ocean Observing Regional Association (SECOORA)

The Bridge (NASA) oil spill collection

Teacher and student resources from the official website of the Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Council

Florida Department of Environmental Protection, Office of Environmental Education resources

Ocean Educational Resources

COSEE (Consortium for Ocean Science Exploration and Engagement) resources on a variety of ocean science topics

Deep sea exploration photos and videos from Nautilus Live

Deep sea exploration photos and videos from NOAA Okeanos Explorer

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