Universities and Government Websites


Listing of Universities by State (University of Texas at Austin Web Site)  

Texas A&M University at Galveston
Sea Camp    Lesson Plans Grades K-5 Teaching Environmental Science

Texas A&M University
Educational Outreach
Aggie Horticulture: For Kids    Texas Master Gardeners    Ocean World

Ball State University
Electronic Field Trip - Ball State University

Baylor College of Medicine
Center for Educational Outreach    Teacher Development    High School/College    Elementary/Middle School

Princeton University
Carbon Mitigation Initiative    Stabilization Wedges Game

Rice University
Educational Outreach    K-12 Teachers    K-12 Students
Environmental & Energy Systems Institute    Education    Outreach & Events
Galveston Bay Project

Texas A&M University at Corpus Christi
Community Outreach    Pollution Prevention Partnership    Supporting Educators
Gulf Coast Environmental Education Program
Harte Research Institute for Gulf of Mexico Studies

Texas State University at San Marcos    Texas WATCH

University of Houston    Houston Coastal Center

University of Houston at Clear Lake
Center for Educational Programs    Dolphin Research Team
Environmental Institute of Houston    Environmental Education
School Habitat Roundup

University of Sydney
Reef Education Network    Activities

University of Texas at Austin    Center for Research in Water Resources

University of Wisconsin at Madison
Digital Zoological Museum Collection    Environmental Resources Center
Aquatic Invasive Species Education Handbook
Educating Young People About Water    Lesson Plans Grades K-12

North Harris Montgomery Community College District
Biology Department - Science Animations (Movies & Interactive Tutorial Links)

Government Websites

Federal Resources for Education Excellence

National Aeronautics & Space Administration (NASA)
Education    For Kids
For Students    K-4      5-8      9-12      Post Secondary
For Educators    K-4      5-8      9-12      Post Secondary      Informal Educators
CoastalObs Project - Rising Tides
My NASA Data Lesson Plans
Earth Observatory    Hurricanes: The Greatest Storms on Earth    Hurricane Data Portal

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)
Celebrating 200 years    For Kids and Educators    Activity Book Grades K-12
Coastal Services Center    Historical Hurricane Tracks
Earth System Research Laboratory    Educational Resources
Education    Primarily for Teachers    Primarily for Students
Estuaries Live    For Teachers    Lesson Plans & Activities Grades K-12 Estuaries 101: the Development of a New Curriculum

Marine Debris     Gulf of Mexico    Marine Debris Project
International Year of the Ocean
Kids & Teacher's Corner    Educator’s Guide to Year of the Ocean
National Centers for Science (NCCOS)    Educational Materials    For Kids    For Teachers
National Coastal Data Development Center    Coastal Ecosystems
National Data Buoy Center    ”Dial A Buoy”
National Environmental Satellite, Data and Information Service (NESDIS)    Educational Outreach
National Integrated Drought Information System (NIDIS)    Drought
National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS)
Galveston Laboratory    Kid's Stuff    Fish Watch
Northwest Fisheries Science Center Ecology by Inquiry Grades 6-8
Harmful Algal Blooms Hunter’s Handbook Classroom Curriculum  

National Marine Sanctuaries Education Page
For Teachers    Lesson Plans Grades K-12 For Students    For Fun
Nim's Ocean Guardian Kid's Club    Ocean Guardian Classrooms
You Tube videos    In Search of Bottom Dwellers

Flower Gardens Banks Marine Sanctuary
Education Page    Teachers    Teacher Resource Documents    Students    Science
National Ocean Service (NOS)
Education    Lesson Plans Grades 9-12 Sea Floor Mapping
Discovery Kits    Discovery Stories    Discovery Classroom
Data Explorer
National Sea Grant
Library    What’s in Your Watershed?
BRIDGE: Ocean Sciences Education Center (with links to lesson plans) Grades K-12
National Weather Service
Education/Outreach    Weather Education
Jet Stream: an Online School for Weather
Ocean Exploration
   Education    Lesson Plans Grades 5-12
You Tube Videos
Ocean Data Education Project    Data in the Classroom
Oceans Live

Office of Global Programs
Teacher at Sea Program    Lesson Plans and Activities Grades 4-12
Teachers at Sea    Children's Books
Office of Response and Restoration    Students and Teachers

Photo Library

Ocean Media Center

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACOE)

U.S. Coast Guard (USCG)
Boating Safety    Sea Partners

Coloring Books    Education    Especially for Teachers    Just for Kids

U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA)
Agriculture in the Classroom    Teacher Resources    Student Center
Agricultural Research Service    Science 4 Kids
Education and Outreach    Educational Materials    Youth Resources    PLANTS Database
Forest Service    Just for Kids    Find A Photo
National Agricultural Library    Educational Outreach    Educational Materials
Natural Resources Conservation Service    Soil Education    Tidbits for Teachers    Wetlands

US Department of Energy (USDOE)

Energy Lesson Plans and Activities Grades K-12

U.S. Department of the Interior (USDOI)
Bureau of Land Management (BLM)
Teachers    Students    Kids    Explorers
Learning Landscapes    Curriculum Connections    Classroom Activities

Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS)
Educating for Conservation    Resources for Educators and Students
Coastal Program    Anahuac National Wildlife Refuge
International Affairs, Wildlife Without Borders

Mineral Management Services (MMS)
Kid's Page
Gulf of Mexico Region Educational Resources and Lagniappe

National Park Service (NPS)

Nature & Science    Students and Teachers


U.S. Geological Survey (USGS)
Education    Education Resources for Teachers Brochure

National Biological Information Infrastructure    Digital Image Library

Water Science for Schools


U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA)
Educational Resources
   Kids    Students    High School
Climate Change, Wildlife, and Wildlands Toolkit
Environmental Stewardship
Gulf of Mexico Program    Educator Resources    Education and Student Resources
National Estuary Programs
Oceans, Coasts, & Estuaries    Marine Debris Curriculum - Turning the Tide on Trash
U.S.-Mexico Environmental Program (Border 2012)    Environmental Issues
Wetlands, Oceans, & Watersheds

After the Storm Television Special
Surf Your Watershed    Surf Your Watershed - Texas    Galveston Bay Watershed

Wetlands Education    Wetlands Curriculum/Guides
Mississippi River Basin and Gulf of Mexico Hypoxia