Student and Teacher Resources

Surfrider Foundation Programs
Plenty of programs to peruse and if you are inspired, you can join or start one near you! Learn More »
Ocean Guardian Kids Club (K-8): NOAA
The Ocean Guardian Kids Club encourages children to explore their natural surroundings to form a connection to the ocean and/or watersheds. All K-8 students are eligible and encouraged to join! Learn More »
Plastic and Recycling Awareness Curriculum
One More Generation aims to ensure that all endangered species survive at least One More Generation . . . and beyond. This program is developed to further educate students about the impacts of plastic, plastic pollution, and recycling. Learn More »
Junior Ranger Program: Point Reyes National Seashore
Point Reyes National Seashore offers lots of fun opportunities for kids. Children can discover wildlife, marine life, become a Junior Ranger (or web ranger) and much more! Learn More »
Sea Searchers Handbook: Monterey Bay Aquarium
The Sea Searchers Handbook, published by the Monterey Bay Aquarium in 1996, provides a treasure of hands-on activities, from art to science and from math to language arts. Learn More »
Defenders of Wildlife’s Sea Otter Unit
This site contains activities for teachers to print out and use in the classroom Learn More »
Whales on Wheels
If you are in the Monterey Bay area, check out hands-on presentations offered in Monterey and Santa Cruz counties (CA) to learn more about mammals, their environment and their preservation. Learn More »
Kids Do Ecology
Everything from ecology, data science, marine mammals and classroom projects. Learn More »

Additional Ways You Can Learn About the Ocean & Activities:

Fish FAQ
A bouillabaisse of fascinating facts about fish (and other marine life)