We have been collaborating with NOAA Ocean Exploration, the National Marine Sanctuary Foundation, Ocean Exploration Trust, and Schmidt Ocean Institute on exciting new educational resources. Lesson plans, fact sheets, and other resources about bioluminescence are available here. Resources about deep-sea corals and other fascinating topics are coming soon!
Rick Reynolds created this educational poster in collaboration with The River Mile Network, an education program of the National Park Service, and Fran Lee. The goal is to help engage students in the Crayfish Study citizen-science project and learning more about their local freshwater ecosystems.
A number of other partners provided helpful feedback on the poster and new curriculum aligned to the Next Generation Science Standards and Common Core State Standards, including Dr. Eric Larson of the University of Illinois, Janice Elvidge of the National Park Service, Jim Ekins of the University of Idaho Extension Service, and Deborah Berg, retired science educator. We are also offering free training opportunities for educators, so let us know if you would like to learn more about them and/or a free poster!
Rick Reynolds created the new Investigating Crayfish + Freshwater Ecosystems curriculum, including teacher’s guide and supporting resources, in collaboration with the National Park Service, The River Mile network, the University of Idaho Extension Service, and other partners.
Rick Reynolds created this educational poster in collaboration with Clackamas County Vector Control and Fran Lee to help engage students in learning about mosquitoes and how to keep themselves and their families safe from vector-borne diseases like Zika virus and West Nile virus.
A number of other partners provided helpful feedback on the poster and new lesson plans aligned to the Next Generation Science Standards and Common Core State Standards, including Janet Nagele from Oregon State University Extension Service and Bob Carlson from the CREST center in Wilsonville. Learn more about the program and download the lessons free here. We are also offering free training opportunities for Clackamas County educators, so let us know if you would like to learn more about them!
Rick Reynolds created this electrical safety and osprey education poster in collaboration with Fran Lee and Cowlitz Public Utility District (PUD) in Washington state.