Are you an educator interested in marine science? Check out the NEMO Curriculum:
• Includes 23 lessons on marine science activities
• Covers primary topics in marine science including biology, chemistry, geology, physics, technology, and marine policy
• Does not require prior experience in marine science for use
NOAA Enrichment in Marine Sciences and Oceanography
NEMO is a program designed to promote ocean literacy in Washington, D.C.'s public schools, an inner city school system." A marine science curriculum was developed as part of the NEMO program (read more below) with input from teachers, expert scientists from NOAA and education specialists. Each lesson is aligned with national science teaching standards as well as the Ocean Literacy Principles.
This three-part series highlights activities undertaken by NEMO students in a typical year. The activities described here occurred during the 2015-16 school year.
Whether you are teaching a course, leading a marine science club or coaching an NOSB team, you may find this resource helpful to you!