Protecting the Bay In Our Schools

Galveston Bay Foundation’s education mission is to cultivate life-long stewards of the bay via safe and engaging, field-based educational experiences of the Galveston Bay system that nurture exploration and inquisition.

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classroom presentations

Classroom Presentations –The interactive Bay Ambassador Presentation gives students of all ages an in-depth look at Galveston Bay. Through age appropriate activities, students learn about the bay ecosystem and problems the bay faces. Students leave empowered, and with a willingness to protect our Bay.

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students in action

Students In Action For Galveston Bay –Through either a one day field event or a school year long program, Students In Action provides in-field educational experiences, often with a service component. Students see first hand how they can impact our Bay and leave with an unforgettable experience, generating lifelong stewards of Galveston Bay.

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Trinity Bay Discovery Center –The Trinity Bay Discovery Center provides a menu of in-field educational programs for students and families. Students can return to TBDC year after year and build upon their experiences, allowing for immersive participation that truly cultivates advocates for the bay.

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Family  Adventures on the Bay – Family Adventures on the Bay is back! 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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ed workshops

Educator Workshops – Ranging from one day to multi-day, these immersive workshops combine classroom and in-field experiences. Educators are engaged and inspired throughout the workshop, learning from local scientists and networking with like-minded educators.

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ed resources

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

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