Classroom STEM Programs

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Bay Ambassador Presentation – K-5th grade
1-hour interactive, classroom-based presentation that introduces youth to the natural wonders, resources, and multiple uses of the Galveston Bay estuary. Perfect for Elementary schools, Girl and Boy Scout troops, day camps, and after-school clubs.

  • Presentation includes:
    • Floor map of Galveston Bay
    • Animals found in Galveston Bay
    • How humans use Galveston Bay
    • Salinity Demonstration (rivers, gulf, estuary)
    • Non-Point Source Pollution Model
    • Oyster Recycling
    • Cost:
      • $50 (includes two consecutive 1-hour presentations, up to 35 students at each)
      • $100 for more than 2 consecutive presentations

Schedule a Bay Ambassador presentation!

 

High School Winter Workshops – 6-12th grade
These 2-hour workshops allows teachers to choose between 3 topics: Wetlands, Oyster Reefs, or Shoreline Engineering. Each workshop includes TEKS-aligned hands-on activities and demonstrations about the local Galveston Bay watershed and ecosystem. Available December—March.

  • During the program, students will produce a foldable with information learned and/or complete data sheets that teachers may use as a grade if desired.
  • Cost:
    • $50 (includes two consecutive 1-hour presentations, up to 35 students at each)
    • $100 for more than 2 consecutive presentations

Schedule a Winter Workshop!

If you have questions, please contact  Cindy Wilems at  cwilems@galvbay.org