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Adopt A Stream Foundation Learn about wetlands ecology through the academy's numerous classes and streamside programs. Y N K-12 Adopt A Stream Foundation, aquatic insects, aquatic vegetation, CEUs, clock hours, Everett, insects, mapping, North Creek, Northwest Stream Center, plants, pollution, Professional Development, river, salmon, stream, Streamkeeper Academy, water quality, watersheds, wetlands
Benton Conservation District Apply to raise salmon in your classroom. Fry are released after studying streams into which they'll be placed. Y N K-12 Benton Conservation District, Classroom Resources, cultural history, Franklin Conservation District, salmon, Salmon in the Classroom, South Yakima Conservation District, Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife, WDFW
Bonneville Power Administration Tours of hydroelectric dams offered to school groups, as well as classroom materials and presentations on hydropower, renewable energy, salmon, climate change and other topics. Y N 4-12 Bonneville Power Administration, BPA, Classroom Resources, climate change, Dalles, dams, Department of Energy, ecosystem, electricity, energy conservation, environmental, fish, fish, Grand Coulee, hydropower, irrigation, Kids in the Creek, renewable energy, Rocky Reach, salmon, stewardship, water cycle, wildlife, wind power
Burke Museum Offers tours, special programs, educator workshops and events, and summer camps. Y N K-12 birds, Burke Museum, Classroom Resources, events, fish, marine invertebrates, marine mammals, Mt. Rainier, Native Americans, Pacific Rim, Professional Development, seabirds, Seattle, shells, summer camps, tours, University of Washington, UW, Washington State Standards, whales, whales
Carson National Hatchery Tour the hatchery, play Migration-Links to the Sea Miniature Golf, and take salmon eggs back to the classroom. Y N K-12 Carson National Fish Hatchery, Classroom Resources, Columbia Gorge, fish, habitat, hatchery, salmon, Spring Creek, Underwood, water quality, watershed
Cascade Columbia Fisheries Enhancement Group Explore this site for information on the organization's support of a number of educational events and classroom activities. Y N K-12 Cascade Columbia Fisheries Enhancement Group, CCFEG, coloring sheets, dams, Field Activities, fish, fish identification cards, hatcheries, hatchery, Kids' Fishing Day, Kids in the Creek, Leavenworth, life cycle, Methow Valley Salmon Celebration, Picture the Wenatchee, posters, Rolling River, salmon, Salmonfest, stewardship, water pollution, water quality, watersheds, Wenatchee River Salmon Festival, Winthrop
Cascadia Conservation District Classroom and field studies on the ecology of streams and watersheds. Cascadia Conservation District also participates in the Wenatchee River Salmon Festival. Y N 3-4, 9-12 aquatic insects, Cascade, Cascadia Conservation District, Cashmere, Chelan, Classroom Resources, EALRs, Eastmont, ecosystem, environmental education, habitat, Kids in the Creek, macroinvertebrates, plants, streams, water quality, watersheds, Wenatchee River Salmon Festival
Cedar River Watershed Education Center Offers free programs on watersheds and water quality, exhibits, classes and outdoor study. Y N K-12 Cedar River Watershed Education Center, conservation, drinking water, history, North Bend, plants, Puget Sound, Rattlesnake Lake, Seattle Public Utilities, tribes, wastewater, water cycle, water quality, watershed
Class at Sea Child-friendly skippered research charter vessels for environmental sciences and marine studies. Water sampling, marine organisms, wildlife observation, underwater video, remote beach landings & more. N Y K-12 beach, Class at Sea, coastal, ecosystem, environmental science, marine organisms, marine research, marine science, navigation, Puget Sound, seamanship, sonar surveys, underwater video, water sampling, wildlife observation
Dungeness River Audubon Center Center staff have developed curriculum & programs primarily for elemental and middle schools that focus on the wildlife of the Dungeness watershed and how humans affect local watersheds over time. Y N 2-12 aquatic insects, aquatic macro invertebrates, art, birds, Classroom Resources, cultural history, curricula, curriculum, Dungeness River Audubon Center, environmental education, habitat restoration, habitat succession, high school internships, Native Americans, Olympic Peninsula, Railroad Bridge Park, River Center Foundation, river otters, S'Klallam, salmon, Sequim, stewardship, watershed monitoring, wildlife
Edmonds Discovery Programs Integrates a 2-part experience: a classroom visit by a ranger-naturalist followed by a low tide walk on an Edmonds beach. Y N K-12 beach walks, birds, Classroom Resources, EALRs, Edmonds, Edmonds Discovery Programs, Edmonds Marine Sanctuary, estuaries, estuary, food web, intertidal, Junior Beach Rangers, Junior Naturalists, marine life , marine sanctuary, Olympic Beach, Puget Sound, salmon, seabirds, stewardship, watershed
Environmental Science Center Visit the ESC site to explore classroom and field programs on regional marine topics, and for environmentally-related senior culminating project sponsorship. Y N K-12 after school clubs, Burien, Classroom Resources, coastal, conservation, culminating projects, Duamish, EALRs, ecology, environmental education, Environmental Science Center, environmental stewardship, ESC, fish, Green River, habitat, intertidal, life cycle, marine invertebrates, Miller Creek, Normandy Cove, pollution, Puget Sound, restoration, salmon, school break camps, science, Seahurst Park, senior projects, standards, storm drain stenciling, sustainability, Walker, water cycle, water quality, watersheds
Fauntleroy Watershed From salmon releases for preschoolers to student research, Fauntleroy Creek in West Seattle offers a variety of learning experiences and will tailor to teacher objectives. Y N K-5 , Fauntleroy Creek, Habitat-Go-Find, research, salmon, Salmon in the Schools, water quality, watershed, West Seattle
Feiro Marine Life Center Explore marine life of the Strait of Juan de Fuca at this marine science education center. Y N K-12 aquarium, art, beach walks, coastal, ecosystem, eelgrass, Fiero Marine Life Center, intertidal, intertidal, invertebrates, Olympic Peninsula, plankton, Port Angeles, Sequim, stewardship, Strait of Juan de Fuca, tidal, water cyle, watershed
Foss Waterway Seaport Learn about Puget Sound's maritime heritage and conduct research projects through activities that can be customized to your classroom curricula. Y Y 1-12 conservation, data collection, ecology, engineering, Foss Waterway Seaport, history, marine science, maritime heritage, math, pollution, Puget Sound, Science on the Sea, sustainability, Tacoma, technology, watersheds
Franklin Conservation District Offers programs on natural resource conservation, protection and sustainability through classroom and field studies. Y N K-12 Adams, Asotin, Benton, Chelan, Classroom Resources, Columbia, dams, Douglas, EALRs, eastern Washington, Ferry, fish, Franklin Conservation District, Garfield, geology, Grant, Kittitas, Klickitat, lakes, Lincoln, North Yakima Conservation District, Okanogan, Pend O'Reille, Project Learning Tree, Project WET, Project WILD, rivers, salmon, Salmon in the Classroom, soil, Spokane, Stevens, stream ecology, streams, Walla Walla, water cycle, Water on Wheels, water quality, watersheds, Wheat Week, Whitman, Yakima
Friends of the Cedar River Watershed Program offers guidance and curriculum on developing high school videos on watershed health that are used in schools, local government and property owners. Also, create a rain garden at your school. Y N 5-12 Classroom Resources, ecology, Friends of the Cedar River Watershed, habitat restoration, King County, Lake Washington, marine policy, public communications, Puget Sound, rain gardens, senior projects, social media, stewardship, stormwater pollution, Stormwater Systems Thinking Curriculum, Student Leadership Team, sustainability, video production, Watershed Report
Friends of the Forest Students learn about the lakes, wetlands and meadows on Fidalgo Island through class and field programs. Y N K-12 Anacortes, Anacortes Community Forest Lands, ecology, environmental education, Fidalgo, Friends of the Forest, mapping, San Juan Islands, senior culminating projects, summer camps, watersheds, wetlands
Friends of the Issaquah Salmon Hatchery Get nose-to-nose with salmon on a tour and learn how to become good watershed stewards. Y N K-12 Classroom Resources, curricula, curriculum, FISH, Friends of the Issaquah Salmon Hatchery, Issaquah, pollution, preschool, Puget Sound, salmon, Salmon Trunk, science fairs, storm drain stencil kits, summer camps, watersheds
Friends of the San Juans Informal programs on increasing knowledge, participation and stewardship of the islands' natural resources. Y N K-12 coastal, conservation, fish, Friends of the San Juans, marine debris, pollution, salmon, San Juan Islands, stewardship, stormwater, tribes
Fyddeye Guides: America's Maritime History, America's Lighthouses, America's Historic Ships Website offers contact information for Washington coast lighthouses, maritime museums and tall ships with education programs. Y Y K-12 Fyddeye Guides, heritage, history, lighthouses, maritime, museums, tall ships
Grays Harbor Historical Seaport Participate in K-12 Voyage of Discovery programs on the tall ships Lady Washington and Hawaiian Chieftain. Y Y K-12 Aberdeen, EALRs, Edmonds, field, Gig Harbor, Grays Harbor Historical Seaport, history, maritime, Olympia, Port Orchard, Port Townsend, Puget Sound, sailing, San Juan Islands, sea shanties, songs, Vashon Island, Westport
Highline Community College: Marine Science & Technology Center (MaST) Bring your class to visit this marine research and education facility in south Puget Sound. Y N aquaculture, aquarium, community college, Highline Community College, killer whales, Marine Science & Technology Center, marine science center, MaST, orcas, summer camps, touch tanks, weather, whales
Homewaters Project Connect your students to their local watershed through classroom curricula and related field trips. Y N K-12 clock hours, ecosystems, GIS, green mapping, Homewaters Project, IslandWood, Land and Water Field Programs, mapping, Microworlds, Professional Development, Program Development, Seattle, Shoreline, Thorton Creek, WASL, watershed
International Brant Monitoring Project Participate in field research on brant, supplemented by classroom speakers; data shared internationally via the Internet. Y N 6-8 brant, Classroom Resources, eelgrass, estuaries, estuary, International Brant Monitoring Project, seabirds, wildlife
IslandWood Pursue science, technology and the arts at this 225-acre outdoor classroom on Bainbridge Island. Y N 4-6 arts, Bainbridge Island, biodiversity, day camp, EALRs, ecosystems, habitat, IslandWood, overnight, Professional Development, stewardship, technology
Lake Roosevelt National park Find classroom speakers, field activities and teacher trainings on diverse topics including watershed health, salmon life cycles, fur trade, tribal culture and geologic history of eastern Washington. Y N K-12 books, Classroom Resources, clock hours, Columbia River, Department of Fish and Wildlife, eastern Washington, fish, fur trade, geologic history, geology, Healthy People, Healthy Water, Lake Roosevelt National Park, National Park Service, NatureMapping, Professional Development, Project: Wild Salmon, Project WET, Project Wild Salmon, puppets, River Mile Institute, scholarships, Spokane, Traveling Trunks, tribal, tribes, videos, WA education standards, Washington education standards, water quality monitoring, watershed
Leavenworth National Fish Hatchery Complex Tour the hatchery, participate in guided creek walks and learn about salmon and watersheds on field trips and in the classroom. Y N K-12 Cascade Discovery Alternative High School, Classroom Resources, Discovery Boxes, ecology, ecosystem, Entiat, fish hatchery, Icicle Creek, Kids in the Creek, Leavenworth, Leavenworth National Fish Hatchery Complex, Nasikelt River, natural resource management, Professional Development, salmon, Salmon in the Classroom, senior culminating projects, stewardship, tribal, tribes, US Fish & Wildlife Service, US Fish and Wildlife Service, watersheds, Wenatchee
Lower Columbia Fish Enhancement Group LCFEG offers presentations on salmon and habitat, on-site data collection, planting parties and other opportunities to learn about the Lower Columbia ecosystem. Y N K-12 fish, habitat, LCFEG, Lower Columbia Fish Enhancement Group, on-site data collection, plants, restoration, riparian, salmon, steelhead, streams, water quality
Marine Life Center Investigate local marine flora and fauna through tours of this Bellingham facility. Y N K-12 aquarium, Bellingham, Bellingham Marine Life Center, coastal, ecosystem, fauna, flora, intertidal, invertebrates, marine animals, plants, Puget Sound, tidal, touch tanks, tour
Mason Conservation District Offers salmon viewing and habitat interpretation at Kennedy Creek. Fish dissection in the classroom program is also available. Y N K-12 Classroom Resources, dissection, fish, Kennedy Creek Salmon Trail, Mason Conservation District, Olympia, salmon, Shelton, south Puget Sound, streams, Totten Inlet
Mid Sound Fisheries Enhancement Group Mid Sound delivers classroom presentations on salmon habitat restoration and provides opportunities for field trips. Y N K-12 Cedar River, Classroom Resources, Duwamish River, Eastern Kitsap County, ecology, environmental stewardship, fish, Green River, habitat, King, Lake Washington, Midsound Fisheries Enhancement Group, Mid Sound Fisheries Enhancement Group, Puget Sound, restoration, RFEG, salmon, Seattle, service learning, streams, watersheds
National Wildlife Refuge System: Washington state Click on the wildlife refuge to learn about it and what types of education programs, if any, it offers. Y N K-12 Classroom Resources, Columbia, Conboy, conservation, Copalis, Dungeness, ecosystem, fish, Flattery Rocks, Franz Lake, Grays Harbor, Julia Butler Hansen, Lewis and Clark, Little Pend Oreille, marine debris, marine mammals, McNary, national wildlife refuges, National Wildlife System, Nisqually, Pierce, plants, pollution, Professional Development, Protection Island, Quillayute Needles, Ridgefield, Saddle Mountain, salmon, San Juan Islands, seabirds, Steigerwald Lake, Toppenish, tribes, Turnbull, Umatilla, Washington state national wildlife refuges, wildlife habitat, Willapa
Nature Vision Offers field trips and classroom programs on water conservation and ecology. Y N K-12 Bellevue, biodiversity, Classroom Resources, ecology, ecology, Foss kit, groundwater, groundwater, intertidal, killer whales, Lewis Creek, Nature Vision, orcas, Puget Sound, Redmond, salmon, stewardship, tidal, water conservation, water conservation, water cycle, watershed, wetlands, Woodinville
Nisqually Reach Nature Center Learn about marine and estuarine ecosystems at the center; high school research internships offered. Y N K-12 beach, beach walks, EALRs, ecology, eelgrass, environmental education, estuaries, estuary, food web, habitat restoration, internships, intertidal, invertebrates, Nisqually Reach Nature Center, Olympia, Pierce County, plankton, research projects, resource management, salmon, seabirds, Thurston County, tidal, wetlands
Nisqually River Council The NRC sponsors field study projects (under Education Project tab) on water quality monitoring in the Nisqually River watershed and co-sponsors students to attend the student GREEN Congress. Y N 3-12 art, Bethel, Clover Park, Eatonville, Griffin, habitat, Nisqually River Council, Nisqually River Education Project, North Thurston, NRC, Olympia, pollution, restoration, River Ridge, salmon, South Sound, Steilacoom, stewardship, stream, Student GREEN Congress, Tumwater, water quality monitoring, Water Quality Monitoring Project, watersheds, Yelm
NOAA Alaska Fisheries Science Center Learn about west coast living marine resources in a tour of NOAA's Alaska Fisheries regional campus in Seattle. Y N K-12 Alaska Fisheries Science Center, Classroom Resources, climate change, fish, fisheries management, marine science, NOAA, ocean science, Seattle, tour, whales
NOAA National Marine Sanctuaries Search Y Y K-12 Classroom Resources, coast, National Marine Sanctuaries, NOAA, Ocean for Life, Olympic coast, Olympic Coast National Marine Sanctuary, Professional Development, summer camps, Teacher at Sea
NOAA Science Camp Week-long camp introduces participants to earth and ocean sciences and to science careers through hands-on activities emphasizing solutions to real-world problems. Y N 7-8 Alaska Fisheries Science Center, climate change, day camps, earth sciences, fish, hyperbaric chamber, marine mammals, marine navigation, marine sciences, National Weather Service, NOAA Diving Center, NOAA Ocean Service, NOAA Science Camp, Northwest Fisheries Science Center, ocean sciences, oil spills, Seattle, summer camps, Washington Sea Grant, weather
Nooksack Salmon Enhancement Association Offers watershed-based stewardship programs that integrate education with restoration. Y N 3-10 Bellingham, Blaine, ecology, Ferndale, habitat restoration, invasive species, Lynden, Nooksack Salmon Enhancement Association, Nooksack SEA, NSEA, plants, Professional Development, salmon, Sehome, Skagit, Squalicum, stewardship, streams, water quality, watershed, Whatcom County
North Cascades Institute Institute offers a plethora of opportunities for outdoor learning for teachers and their students. Y N 4-12 biodiversity, Cascades Climate, Challenge, Citizen Science, climate change, cultural, cultural, culture, EALRs, ecology, ecosystem, ecosystems, Funding Opportunities, geology, geology, hiking, Lake Chelan, Methow Valley, mountains, Mountain School, Mt. Baker, natural history, North Cascades Environmental Learning Center, North Cascades Institute, North Cascades Wild, outdoors, overnight, Professional Development, residential, rivers, San Juan Islands, Seattle, Sedro-Woolley, Skagit Tours, underrepresented, underserved, watershed
North Cascades National Park Gain perspectives on the North Cascades on field trips in the mountains or on Lake Chelan. Y Y K-12 Cascade Mountains, Classroom Resources, climate change, EALRs, ecosytem, hiking, Lake Chelan, Newhalem, North Cascades National Park, Professional Development, salmon, Skagit River, Stehekin, watershed
North Olympic Salmon Coalition NOSC offers a variety of educational programs in Jefferson and Clallam Counties, including classroom visits and school assemblies and service learning projects on watersheds, restoration and salmon. Y N K-12 Chimacum Creek Stewards, Clallam County, Classroom Resources, curricula, curriculum, FIN the Migrating Salmon, fish, habitat restoration, Jefferson County, North Olympic Salmon Coalition, RFEG, salmon, Salmon Days, service learning, stewardship, stormdrain marking, stormwater pollution, Tracking the Dragon game book, watersheds, Watershed Stewards
Northwest Maritime Center Offers maritime and leadership training, including sailing experience on an 84 ft. schooner & other boats. Y Y 7-12 Chimacum, Classroom Resources,Port Townsend, maritime, Northwest Maritime Center, racing, sailing team, Wooden Boat Foundation
Ocean Inquiry Project Connects researchers, teachers and students through all-day marine education/data collection inquiry projects on Puget Sound. Y Y 7-12 all day, Classroom Resources, data collection, estuaries, estuary, food web, marine science, Ocean Inquiry Project, OIP, plankton, PRIZM, Puget Sound, research cruise, Seattle, water quality
Ocean Shores Interpretive Center Learn about the cultural and natural history of the Ocean Shores area through a center tour. Y N K-12 cultural history, history, junior naturalist, Ocean Shores, Ocean Shores Interpretive Center, outer coast, Quinault, tribes, WA, Washington State history, weather
Olympic Park Institute Three to five day field science program, often with marine themes; scholarships available. Y N 4-12 climate change, coastal, EALRs, ecology, Elwa River, geology, intertidal, Lake Crescent, marine science, NatureBridge, ocean science, Olympic Mountains, Olympic National Park, Olympic Park Institute, Olympic Peninsula, overnight, plate tectonics, residential, stream ecology, tribes, water cyle, watershed
Orca Bowl High school students compete in this all-day ocean sciences bowl held at the University of Washington. Prizes include college scholarships; winning team competes nationally. Y N 9-12 Classroom Resources, COL, competition, Consortium for Ocean Leadership, marine sciences, National Ocean Sciences Bowl, NOSB, oceanography, ocean sciences, Orca Bowl, scholarships, Sea Grant, technology, University of Washington, UW, Washington Sea Grant, WSG
Pacific Education Institute Search site to learn how PEI can help with project-based learning for all ages & with Senior Culminating Projects. Y N K-12 biodiversity, climate change,Professional Development, Culminating Projects, EALRs, environmental education, ocean literacy, Pacific Education Institute,Classroom Resources, pre-service, Project Learning Tree, Project WET, Project WILD, Puget Sound, Senior Culminating Projects, Shadow of the Salmon, stewardship, water quality, watershed
Pacific Marine Research: Marine Science Afloat Get your hands wet while exploring Puget Sound aboard an 85-ft. research vessel; classroom speakers also available. Y Y 4-12 Classroom Resources, invertebrates, marine mammals, marine science, Pacific Marine Research: Marine Science Afloat, plankton, pollution, Puget Sound, research cruise, Seattle, water sampling, watershed
Pacific Northwest Salmon Center Offers a number of salmon- and watershed-related field trips, programs and classroom activities. Y N K-12 art classes, Belfair, books, CDs, curricula, curriculum, EALRs, ecology, ecosystem, Environmental Explorations, Farm at Water's Edge, Field Activities, fish, habitat restoration, Haida, Healthy Food, Healthy Salmon, Hood Canal, Hood Canal Green STEM Youth Summit, internships, Kitsap County, Nature Mapping, NatureMapping, OysterFest, Oysterfest, oysters, Pacific Northwest Salmon Center, Pacific Northwest Salmon Center, Pacific NW Salmon Center, Port Gamble, RFEG, S'Klallam, salmon, Skokomish, Stream Team, StreamTeam, summer camps, tribes, videos, volunteer, water quality, watershed, wetlands, Yakima
Pacific Science Center Offers a myriad of experiences, from trips to the science center, to visits to your classroom, to wetlands exploration. Y N K-12 Bellevue, camps, Classroom Resources, day camp,, ecology, ecosystem, Field Activities, marsh, Mercer Slough, Mercer Slough Environmental Education Center, overnight, Pacific Science Center, salmon, Salmon Stewards, Science on Wheels, Scientist Spotlight, summer camps, wetlands
Padilla Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve Learn about estuarine ecology through free, on-site programs at this Skagit County reserve. Y N K-12 beach walks, Classroom Resources, coastal, coastal ecology, eelgrass, estuaries, estuarine ecology, estuary, invertebrates, mudflats, Padilla Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve, plankton, Professional Development, seabirds, Skagit County, Skagit River, wildlife habitat
Pierce County Conservation District Offers classroom presentations, tours, and workshops on topics such as salmon, native plants, water pollution, and other stream subjects. Y N K-12 aquatic insects, fish, habitat, macroinvertebrates, Pierce County Conservation District, plants, pollution, restoration, salmon, streams, Stream Team, water quality
Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium Tour the zoo & aquarium, add a discovery program, schedule a classroom visit; teacher workshops also offered. Y N K-12 aquarium, Classroom Resources, clock hours, EALRs, fish,whales, FOSS Structures of Life , Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium, polar bears, Professional Development, Puget Sound, scholarships, Tacoma, watershed, zoo
Port of Tacoma Port tours and background classroom materials introduce students to the concepts of trade and economics, and how port activities impact Pierce County. Y N 2-4 economics, games, marine trade, Pierce County, Port of Tacoma
Port Townsend Marine Science Center Hands-on science programs for schools and workshops for teachers, marine and natural history exhibits in Fort Warden State Park setting with extensive beach and upland environment and on-site housing. Y N 1-12 Admiralty Inlet, aquarium, beach walks, citizen science, Classroom Resources, coastal ecology, cruises, day programs, EALRs, exhibits, Fort Worden, inquiry teaching, Juan de Fuca, killer whales, lectures, marine mammals, orcas, Port Townsend Marine Science Center, Professional Development, Puget Sound, residential programs, Strait of Juan de Fuca, summer camps, teacher workshops, touch tank, whales
Poulsbo Marine Science Center Features exhibits, touch tanks, Web information on Puget Sound marine life, and offers high school volunteer opportunities. Y N K-12 aquarium, Classroom Resources, coastal, Keyport, marine science, ocean science, PMSC , Poulsbo, Poulsbo Marine Science Center, Puget Sound, tides, touch tanks, volunteer
R.V. Thomas G. Thompson Tour Take a tour of the University of Washington research vessel Thomas G. Thompson. Y N 5-12 boat, R/V Thomas Thompson, R/V Thompson, research, Thomas Thompson, Tommy Thompson, tour, University of Washington, UW
Salish Sea Expeditions Provides 3-5 day research expeditions aboard a 61’ sailboat on Puget Sound. Inquiry-based science investigations allow opportunities to study local ecology and answer a self-determined hypothesis. Y Y 5-12 at sea sampling, EALRs, Elliot Bay, field investigations, Funding Sources, low income school funding, marine science, oceanography, ocean science, overnight, Professional Development, Puget Sound, research cruise, sail, Salish Sea, Salish Sea Expeditions, Seattle, stormwater, Tacoma
Sammamish Plateau Water and Sewer District: Watershed Festival An outdoor educational water festival held in May for Lake Washington, Issaquah and North Shore area fourth grade students. Y N 4 Beaver Lake, conservation, groundwater, Inglewood, Issaquah, Lake Washington, Pine Lake, plants, pollution, salmon, Sammamish, Sammamish Plateau Water and Sewer District, Sammamish Watershed Festival, stewardship, wastewater, water cycle, watershed
San Juan Nature Institute Learn about island ecology and work with scientists to develop inquiry-based field studies for your classroom. Y N K-12 beach walks, biodiversity, day camps, estuaries, estuary, fish, Friday Harbor, intertidal, marine biology, natural history, Partners in Science, plants, Professional Development, salmon, San Juan Islands, San Juan Nature Institute Partners in Science, summer camps, tidal, University of Washington, UW, wetlands, Young Naturalists
SEA: Service, Education, Adventure SEA brings together students, scientists, teachers, schools, universities, businesses, community organizations and the general public to engage with and learn about Puget Sound. N Y k-12 Adventure, CEUs, Classroom Resources, day trips, Education, Education & Adventure, Education & Adventure, invertebrates, multi-day trips, navigation, overnight, plankton, Professional Development, SEA, SEA: Service, Service, Service, Whidbey Island
Seattle Aquarium Tour the aquarium or sign up for programs at the aquarium, in the field, or in your classroom. Y N K-12 aquarium, beaches, beach walks, Classroom Resources, coast, EALRs, ESL/ELL, habitat, killer whales, marine mammals, orca, Professional Development, Puget Sound, salmon, scholarships, Seattle, Seattle Aquarium, summer camps, watershed, whales
Seattle Parks and Recreation: Environmental Learning Centers Field-based, EALR-focused marine and aquatic programs at Seattle's Environmental Learning Centers: watershed, salmon-viewing, pond, and beach walks available. Y N K-12 beach walks, Camp Long, Carkeek Park, car wash kits, day camps, Discovery Park, EarthKeepers Nature Day Camp, Environmental Learning Centers, intertidal, land & water, land and water, nearshore, ponds, salmon, Seattle Parks and Recreation, tidal, watershed, watersheds, wetlands
Seward Park Environmental & Audubon Center The center offers science and ecology education programs in the form of guided nature walks, field trips, in-class speakers and guidance on designing field investigations and learning projects. Y N 3-12 aquatic, chemistry, Classroom Resources, EALRs, ecology, ecosystem, human impacts, Lake Washington, nature walks, pollution, scholarships, Seattle, Seward Park Environmental & Audubon Center, stewardship, water, water cycle
Snohomish County Public Works: Surface Water Management: Water Lessons for Educators & Students Offers water- and fish-related lessons in the classroom, as well as guided field trips. Y N 3-12 ecosystem, invertebrates, pollution, Puget Sound, salmon, Snohomish County, Snohomish County Public Works, stream, surface water, water cycle, water quality monitoring, watershed, watersheds
Sound Experience Learn about marine life, watersheds, and nautical skills while exploring Puget Sound on the schooner Adventuress. N Y 4-12 Adventuress, day trips, EALRs, ecology, ecology, erosion, intertidal zone, invertebrates, marine life, marine mammals, marine science , nautical skills, overnight, overnight camps, plankton, plankton, Port Townsend, Puget Sound, sail, sailboat, Sound Experience, tidal, watersheds, whales
Sound Salmon Solutions Discover many classroom and field activities on salmon, habitat restoration, watersheds and environmental stewardship. Y N K-12 Arlington, Classroom Resources, curricula, curriculum, ecology, ecosystems, Edmonds, erosion, estuaries, estuary, Everett, fish, freshwater, Island County, Jones Creek Outdoor Learning Center, Jones Creek Stream Detectives, Lakewood, Marysville, Mukilteo, NERR, P.S.-I Love You, Padilla Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve, plants, Puget Sound, River Stewards, salmon, Salmon Trunk, service learning, Snohomish, Sound Salmon Solutions, stewardship, Stillaguamish, stormwater pollution, streams, Tree Connections, tribes tribal, water quality monitoring, Watershed Detectives, Watershed Ecologists in Training, watersheds, WET, wetlands, WILD
South Puget Sound Salmon Enhancement Group SPSSEG offers classroom speakers, online marine education links related to salmon restoration, field trips, a senior student scholarship and community events and festivals. Y N K-12 Children's Water Fest, Children's Watershed Festival, Classroom Resources, Cool School Challenge, curricula, curriculum, dams, Deschutes River, EALRs, fish, games, Gig Harbor, habitat restoration, Kennedy Creek Salmon Trail, Nisqually, Olympia, Paul Ancich Memorial Scholarship, Pierce County, Puget Sound, Puyallup, RFEG, salmon, Sound Salmon Curriculum, South Puget Sound Salmon Enhancement Group, SPLASH, SPSSEG, student scholarships, Tacoma, waterfest, watersheds
Steamer Virginia V Foundation Students learn about maritime history and trade aboard the 1922 steamship Virginia V. N Y K-12 , heritage, marine training maritime trades, maritime history, National Historical Landmark, Seattle, South Lake Union, Steamer Virginia V Foundation, steam ship, steamship, Steamship Virginia V
Tapteal Greenway Association Tapteal Greenway volunteers come to your classroom and/or lead field trips that concentrate on water quality, macro invertebrate, river ecosystem and salmon studies. Y N K-12 at risk youth, Benton Conservation District, Classroom Resources, curricula, curriculum, environmental education, fish, insects, macroinvertebrates, Richland, riparian, salmon, Salmon in the Classroom, Salmon Summit, streams, Tapteal Greenway Association, water quality, Yakima River
Taylor Shellfish Farms Learn about shellfish farming and water quality in Puget Sound via interactive classroom visits and field trips to the processing facility and shellfish farms. Click on Contact Us for information. Y Y K-12 Bow, clams, Classroom Resources, crabs, Dabob Bay Hatchery, Dosewallips, Eld Inlet, geoducks, mussels, Oakland Bay, oysters, recipes, Samish Bay, Shellfish Explorations, shellfish farming, Shelton, Skookum Inlet, Taylor Shellfish, Totten Inlet, Willapa Bay
Thurston Conservation District: South Sound GREEN Students conduct stream investigations and learn about South Puget Sound and human impacts on its ecosystem. Annual GREEN Congress allows student delegates to present their findings. Y N 3-12 aquatic insects, food webs, Griffin, habitats, Lacey, macroinvertebrates, nearshore, North Thurston, Olympia, pollution, Professional Development, rivers, salmon, shellfish, South Puget Sound, South Sound GREEN, streams, student congress, Thurston Conservation District, Tumwater, water quality monitoring, watersheds
Thurston County Environmental Education Guide Find a wealth of classroom and field activities offered by Thurston County and partners, most of which can be tailored to your classroom needs. Y Y K-12 aquifers, birds, Budd Inlet, Classroom Resources, coastal, EALRs, economy, estuaries, estuary, fish, freshwater, geoducks, ground water, groundwater, habitat, Healthy People, Healthy Water, history, Hood Canal, hurston County Environmental Education Guide, Lacey, marsh, migratory shorebirds, monitoring, Moxlie Creek, mussels, native plants, Nisqually Reach Nature Center, Nisqually Reach Wildlife Refuge, Nisqually River Education Project, nonpoint, NREP, Olympia, oysters, plankton, pollution, Project WET, Puget Sound, Quilcene, restoration, revegetation, riparian, rivers, salmon, seabirds, shellfish, Shelton, South Sound GREEN, stewardship, storm drains, streams, streamside planting, Stream Stewards, Tumwater, Washington State Department of Ecology, wastewater, water quality, watersheds, wetlands, WET Science Center, Wild Salmon Education Trunk, Woodland Creek
Thurston County Environmental Education Guide Find a wealth of classroom and field activities offered by Thurston County and partners, most of which can be tailored to your classroom needs. Y Y K-12 aquifers, birds, Budd Inlet, coastal, EALRs, economy, estuaries, estuary, Field Activities, fish, freshwater, geoducks, groundwater, ground water, habitat, Healthy People, Healthy Water, history, Hood Canal, Lacey, marsh, migratory shorebirds, monitoring, Moxlie Creek, mussels, native plants, Nisqually Reach Nature Center, Nisqually Reach Wildlife Refuge, Nisqually River Education Project, nonpoint, NREP, Olympia, oysters, plankton, pollution, Project WET, Puget Sound, Quilcene, restoration, revegetation, riparian, rivers, salmon, seabirds, shellfish, Shelton, South Sound GREEN, stewardship, storm drains, streams, streamside planting, Stream Stewards, Thurston County Environmental Education Guide, Tumwater, Washington State Department of Ecology, wastewater, water quality, watersheds, wetlands, WET Science Center, Wild Salmon Education Trunk, Woodland Creek
Tri-State Steeheaders Salmon Enhancement Group Tri-State Steelheaders offers a water quality assessment program for several streams in the Walla Walla basin and Salmon in the Classroom. Y N K-12 aquatic invertebrates, Asotin, Burbank, Clarkston, Classroom Resources, College Place, fish, habitat restoration, hydrology, Prescott, RFEG, salmon, Salmon in the Classroom, steelhead, stewardship, Touchet, Tri-State Steeheaders Salmon Enhancement Group, trout, Waitsburg, Walla Walla, water quality monitoring, Watershed Health Evaluation Program, watersheds, WHEP
United States Naval Undersea Museum Learn about Naval undersea history and science in the museum's exhibits and tours. Y N K-12 food web, geology, history, Keyport, Kitsap Peninsula, marine mammals, marine science, military, museum, navy, plate tectonics, submarine, submersible, technology, United States Naval Undersea Museum, war, weapons
University of Washington Applied Physics Laboratory Schedule visit to the UW APL lab or request a scientist to come to your classroom; tours tailored to class needs. Y N K-12 APL, Applied Physics Laboratory, Arctic, Classroom Resources, climate change, engineering, ocean acoustics, physical oceanography, remote sensing, tours, undersea technology, University of Washington, University of Washington Applied Physics Laboratory, UW, UW Applied Physics Laboratory
University of Washington Department of Atmospheric Sciences Invite a graduate student in atmospheric sciences to talk in your classroom or judge a science fair, or travel to the UW campus for a tour of the labs and to talk with scientists at work. Y N 1-12 careers , Classroom Resources, climate change, Department of Atmospheric Sciences, science fair judging, University of Washington, weather
University of Washington Fish Collection Tour the University of Washington Fish Collection: 130,000 jars, 4,000 species, 7.6 million specimens (online information also). Y N 3-12 biodiversity, Burke Museum, fish, ichthyology, online collection, tour, University of Washington, University of Washington fish collection, UW, UW fish collection
University of Washington Puget Sound Tide Model Schedule a visit to an interactive scale model of Puget Sound tides. Y N K-12 circulation, Puget Sound, Puget Sound Tide Model, tidal, tides, University of Washington, UW
University of Washington: Friday Harbor Labs Science Outreach Program UW program gives students in the San Juan Islands field, lab, classroom and shipboard marine science inquiry experiences that complement and enhance current science curriculum at area schools. Y Y K-12 cell diversity, Classroom Resources, coastal, DNA extraction, ecosystems, eelgrass, electrophoresis, fish, Friday Harbor Labs Science Outreach Program, geology, invasive species, invertebrates, Lopez Island, marine mammals, marine science, nearshore, oceanography, Orcas Island, plankton, plants, San Juan Islands, San Juan Nature Institute, shellfish, streams, University of Washington, water quality, watersheds, wetlands, whales
USS Turner Joy; U.S. Naval Destroyer Museum Ship Tour the USS Turner Joy and learn Vietnam-era naval history; overnight available. Y Y K-12 Bremerton, destroyer, Gulf of Tonkin, history, military, museum, navy, ship, U.S. Naval Destroyer Museum Ship , USS Turner Joy, Vietnam War, war
Vancouver Water Resources Education Center Through classroom visits and field trips, investigate the world of water: groundwater, surface water, aquatic ecosystems, drinking water, conservation and wastewater. Y N K-12 aquarium, aquatic ecosystems, art, Classroom Resources, Columbia River, drinking water, EALRs, fish, GLEs, groundwater, Lewis and Clark, Lewis and Clark, NatureMapping, Professional Development, service learning, surface water, tour, Vancouver, Vancouver Water Resources Education Center, WA, wastewater, water quality, water reclamation, watershed, Watershed Monitoring Network, wetlands
Washington Department of Ecology Offers lesson plans and links to information on water quality, estuaries & climate change; some include outdoor education activities. Y N K-12 aquifer, Classroom Resources , Columbia River, Department of Ecology, Discover Wetlands, EALRs, estuaries, estuary, groundwater, habitats, Healthy Water Healthy People, human health, oil, pollution, Professional Development, Project Wet, Puget Sound, Spokane, stormwater, Washington Department of Ecology, water conservation, water quality, water quality, watershed, watershed, wetlands
Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife Regional Fisheries Enhancement Groups Click on links to Regional Fisheries Enhancement Groups (FEG) in your area to explore classroom and field trip opportunities. Y N K-12 Aberdeen, Belfair, Bellingham, Cascade Columbia Fisheries Enhancement Group, Chehalis Basin Fisheries Task Force, Classroom Resources, fish, Forks, habitat restoration, Hood Canal Salmon Enhancement Group, Lake Stevens, Lower Columbia Fish Enhancement Group, Mid-Columbia Regional Fisheries Enhancement Group, Mid-Sound Fisheries Enhancement Group, Mt. Vernon, Nooksack Salmon Enhancement Association, North Olympic Salmon Coalition, Olympia, Pacific Coast Salmon Coalition, Port Hadlock, RFEG, salmon, Salmon in the Classroom, Seattle, Skagit Fisheries Enhancement Group, Sound Salmon Solutions, South Bend, South Puget Sound Salmon Enhancement Group, stewardship, Tri-State Steelheaders Regional Fisheries Enhancement Group, Vancouver, Walla Walla, Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife Regional Fisheries Enhancement Groups, water quality monitoring, watersheds, Wenatchee, White Salmon, Willapa Bay Regional Fisheries Enhancement Group
Washington Department of Natural Resources: Students in the Watershed project High school teachers and students learn how to collect and analyze natural resource data & use their skills to mentor 4th graders. Y N 4, 9-12 Classroom Resources, environmental education, fish, forests, land management, natural resources, plants, streams, Students in the Watershed, Washington Department of Natural Resources: Students in the Watershed, watershed, wildlife
Washington NatureMapping Program Learn how to inventory and monitor resources in your area. Y N K-12 amphibians, biodiversity, birds, Classroom Resources, diversity, estuaries, estuary, fish, mollusks, monitoring, NatureMapping, Nature Mapping, Professional Development, seabirds, shellfish, Washington NatureMapping, Washington Nature Mapping, water quality, watersheds, watersheds, wildlife
Washington Sea Grant Click on Outeach and Education links for camps, competitions and field opportunities in your region. Y N K-12 aquaculture, ballast water, Classroom Resources, coastal communities, fisheries, fishing vessel safety, Funding Sources, habitat restoration, invasive species, invertebrates, marine science, National Ocean Sciences Bowl, NOAA Science Camp, ocean literacy, ocean science, oil spills, Orca Bowl, Professional Development, seabirds, Sea Grant, technology, University of Washington, UW, Washington Sea Grant, water quality, workshops
Western Washington University; Shannon Point Marine Center University students lead wetlands walks and teach marine science in your classroom. Y N K-12 Anacortes, beach walks, Bellingham, Classroom Resources, marine science, MIMSUP, minorities, minority, Multicultural Initiative in the Marine Sciences: Undergraduate Program, ocean science, Shannon Point Marine Center, Ship Harbor Interpretive Preserve, Western Washington University, wetlands, WWU
Whale Museum Tour the museum and participate in interactive whale education programs. Y N 2-12 Classroom Resources, Friday Harbor, killer whales, marine mammals, museum, orca, San Juan Islands, stewardship, tours, Whale Museum, whales
Whidbey Watershed Stewards Explore community watershed issues and learn about stewardship through an outdoor learning center. Y N K-12 Classroom Resources, culminating projects, salmon, service-learning, service learning, South Whidbey, watersheds, Whidbey Island, Whidbey Watershed Stewards
William A. Grant Water & Environmental Center The Water Center's programs teach students about water and the natural environment and offer classroom lesson kits, field trips, and special events. Y N K-12 environmental literacy, groundwater, habitat, hydrogeology, kits, learning standards, Learning Tree, macro invertebrates, MAKE A SPLASH, MAKE A SPLASH!, plants, Project WET, Project WILD, riparian, salmon, service-learning, service learning, stewardship, stormwater pollution, stream, Titus Creek, Walla Walla, Water and Environmental Center, water quality monitoring, watershed, weather, William A. Grant Water & Environmental Center
Yakima Basin Environmental Education Program Click on About YBEEP/YBEEP Services and Curriculum/Information for guides on salmon life cycle and rearing in the classroom, field trips, trunk kits, and wildlife habitat presentations . Y N K-12 Classroom Resources, fish, groundwater,storm drain marking, hatcheries, hatchery, salmon, Salmon in the Classroom, stewardship, stormwater, trunk kits, water quality, Yakima Basin Environmental Education Program, YBEEP
YMCA Camp Seymour Offers one to five day outdoor and environmental education field trips for your school. Classes include marine invertebrates, beach ecology, canoeing, forest ecology, and more. Y Y 2-6 beach ecology, Camp Seymour, day camps, EALRs, ecosystems, environmental education, forest ecology, Gig Harbor, home school program, Kitsap County, marine invertebrates, marine science, Pierce County, summer camp, Tacoma, touch tank, year-round , YMCA