Activities to Inspire the Classroom
We provide a range of teacher resources, lesson plans and student activities to inform and inspire. Our marine life art and science materials build creativity and reinforce science standards for most grade levels, K-8. If you’re an educator who would like to contribute a lesson or activity, please share your interest on our volunteer page.
Arts, Nature, and Creativity
Water's Extreme Journey™
Take advantage of this unique journey of free marine life art and science curriculum and activities from Wyland Foundation and Scripps Institution of Oceanography
- TeachersGuideIntro2022 – Water’s Extreme Journey
- TeachersGuideIntroSci2022 – Water’s Extreme Journey
- TeachersGuideIntroArt2022 – Water’s Extreme Journey
Activities to Get Involved in the Community
MYVOLUNTEER WATER PROJECT
One of the most powerful ways to help our ocean and waterways. Great for kids and adults, individuals and teams. Simply log into the Wyland Foundation’s free web app, MyVolunteer Water Project, with with our wonderful partner Ecochallenge. Join a team or create one, then pick a simple project that you can do at home, in the yard, or around the community. Best of all, every project you complete earns you and your city a chance to win prizes in the annual Wyland National Mayor’s Challenge for Water Conservation.
Check out MyVolunteer Water Project here.
BEACH CLEAN-UP INSTRUCTIONS AND MATERIALS
It is easy to organize a clean-up in your area. Here’s how:
Since the very beginning, the Wyland Foundation has worked to get local communities involved in protecting and preserving their aquatic habitats. Clean-ups are a great way to inspire people to be better stewards right in their own hometowns. Challenging communities to join us in clean-up efforts along our tour routes throughout the years has left behind lasting impacts and miles of litter-free zones.
Trash Data Card
With the Trash Data Card, you can determine how much trash and waste you are saving from polluting the environment!
The Trash Data Card includes the following trash categories:
- Shoreline and Recreational Materials
- Ocean / Waterway Materials
- Smoking Related Materials
- Dumping Materials