Protecting The Bay In Our Schools

GBF Education

  • INSTILLING knowledge and appreciation of the Galveston Bay ecosystem
  • INSPIRING participants to break down barriers and open themselves to new experiences
  • EMPOWERING students to become life-long advocates for a resilient Galveston Bay

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TEKS-Aligned Education Programs

classroom presentations

Classroom STEM  Workshops –K-12th grade: A variety of interactive classroom-based presentations and workshops that introduce students to Bay mapping, shoreline engineering, wetlands, watersheds, animal adaptations, or student advocacy and leadership.

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Students In Action For Galveston Bay – 3-12th grade: A one-day program that  merges community service projects with in-field educational experiences.

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Get Hip to Habitat – 6-12th Grade: A year-long service project to restore area weltands by growing marsh plants on school grounds, learning about wetland habitats, and planting their cultivated plants at a restoration site in Galveston Bay.

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Field Experiences –K-12th grade: A one-day customizable TEKS-aligned program where students can participate in a variety of environmental education activities.

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The Pod – 5-12th grade: Reserve The Pod for your classroom today! This rolling trunk contains 13 TEKS-aligned lessons and materials all focusing on our local Galveston Bay dolphins. (Click here for a list of activities)

Educator Workshops – GBF educators can lead curriculum development workshops at your school/district as well as at one of our field sites for an immersive learning experience.

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Educator Resources – Resources for educators who want local, relevant, and up to date curriculum covering the Galveston Bay system.

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