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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Education Programs

classroom presentations

Bay Ambassador Presentation –K-5th grade: An interactive classroom-based presentation that introduces youth to the natural wonders, resources, and multiple uses of the Galveston Bay estuary.

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Students In Action For Galveston Bay – 3-12th grade: Students In Action provides 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 and maintaining marsh plants on school grounds.

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Build-A-Field-Experience –K-12th grade: Customizable TEKS-aligned programs provide a variety of in-field educational programs for students.

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Family  Adventures on the Bay – All ages: Join GBF educators during these 2-hour programs that introduce the natural wonders of Galveston Bay as well as foster family togetherness.

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The Pod – 5-12th grade: Reserve The Pod for your classroom today! The Pod is a partnership between the Galveston Bay Dolphin Research and Conservation Program, Environmental Institute of Houston, and the Houston Zoo. 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)

Galveston Bay Report Card Presentation – 5-12th grade: A 1-hour classroom presentation where your students can learn about the health of the Bay and identify actions they can take to create a better Bay. To schedule, email T’Noya Thompson, Report Card Coordinator.

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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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