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Educators and Students

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Educators and Students
Workshops for Educators
WHOI's professional development workshops for teachers are a window into the rapidly-changing world of ocean research and engineering.

Discover Adventure at the Beach!
Now Available! Beachcomber's Companion is the easy-to-use guide to common Atlantic coast marine invertebrates. Each set includes 50 colorful marine invertebrate identification cards, a mesh collecting bag, a species checklist with erasable marking pencil, and a handy clip for your beach bag. Click here to order a set! And be sure to visit our companion website,, to go virtual beachcombing, send a friend an e-postcard, and more!

Focal Points
Fact sheets designed for the general public.

Marine Extension Bulletins
Fact sheets designed for technical users.

Marine Science Careers
The site offers profiles of people working in the marine sciences, and includes overviews of the fields of marine biology, oceanography, ocean engineering, a look at what the future is likely to hold for careers in these fields, links to a wide range of additional resources, information on salaries, frequently asked questions, and more.

Center for Ocean Sciences Education Excellence - New England (COSEE-NE)
COSEE New England focuses on developing innovative ways to help ocean science researchers, informal science educators and K-12 educators offer high-quality opportunities in ocean science education throughout New England.

Woods Hole Sea Grant publications geared toward marine and environmental education.

Teacher Packet
To assist educators in preparing curricula or teaching units on subjects in oceanography, a packet of outreach and curriculum materials for elementary, secondary, and continuing adult education has been prepared by various WHOI offices.

Two if by Sea
Joint newsletter of the WHOI and MIT Sea Grant programs.

Woods Hole Science and Technology Education Partnership (WHSTEP)
Learn more about this partnership of schools, scientific institutions, businesses, and community resources whose purpose is to support, promote, and expand science and technology education and science literacy in the participating communities.

Last updated: June 24, 2014

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