Resources for Educators


Whether you are looking for professional development, curricula, funding, environmental data, or outdoor experiences, we offer a variety of programs and materials to fit your needs.

 


Professional Development

  • Explore and Restore Maryland Streams
    - engage students in studying and monitoring streams and conducting stewardship projects to improve the health of our waterways (grades K-12)

  • Green Eggs and Sand Curriculum and Workshops
    - A middle and high school science curriculum based on the horseshoe crab along with educator immersion workshops.

  • Project Learning Tree - (grades K-8)

  • Project WET
    - learn ways to teach students about water and conservation through an interdisciplinary, hands-on workshop; partial MSDE credit may be available (grades K-12)

  • Project WILD
    - learn ways to teach students about wildlife and conservation through an interdisciplinary, hands-on workshop; partial MSDE credit may be available (grades pre-K-12)

  • Outdoor Learning on Public Lands
    - Professional development for enriching your outdoor learning activities and getting acquainted with what our public lands have to offer. Half-day, outdoor workshops

  • Teachers on the Estuary
    - learn about the Chesapeake Bay through interactive, hands-on lessons (grades 6-12)

 


Curricula and Programs


Upcoming Workshops


Funding


 


Environmental Data

Chesapeake Bay and Coastal Resources


Geology


Streams


Mapping

  • Coastal Atlas
    - an online mapping and planning tool that allows state and local decision-makers to explore and analyze data for coastal and ocean planning activities

  • Coastal Plain Geologic and Geophysical Log map
    - an interactive map that provides access to logs of sediments/rocks encountered during drilling and borehole geophysical data.

  • Groundwater Level Mapper Tool
    - an interactive map that provides water levels measured in wells in the Maryland Observation Well Network

  • Maryland FieldScope
    - a project supporting the Explore and Restore Maryland Streams program. Enter watershed data and virtually explore your watershed.

  • Maryland Stream Health
    - an interactive map showing stream health around the state

  • MERLIN
    - (Maryland Environmental Resource and Land Information Network) - online mapping repository for Geographic Information System (GIS) spatial data for the Maryland Department of Natural Resources. Identify the closest natural resources that surround your school and community.

Wildlife