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National Council for Agricultural Education Aquaculture Curriculum Guide
Five core curriculum modules covering the basics of fresh and saltwater aquaculture are supplemented by species-specific lessons and units addressing sustainability. This comprehensive curriculum is suitable for high school, technical school, and undergraduate courses.
Grade Level: High school, Undergraduate lower division, Undergraduate upper division, Graduate or professional

Sensible Disposal of Unwanted Medicines: A 4-H Guide
This guide provides an opportunity for youth to understand the impacts of chemicals entering our waterways. Through numerous activities, 4-H members (and students in school) will learn how to inform others on disposing of medications properly. In addition, youth will be helping to reduce identification theft and protect aquatic organisms. 4-H’ers will serve as important agents for change in people’s habits and actions regarding the sustainability and preservation of our environment.
Grade Level: Middle School, High School

Game of Life
What does over-fishing mean? What are the effects of over-fishing on fish stocks? Through the game in this lesson, students will understand the effects of over-fishing on the sustainability of fish stocks and, thus, the ability to meet the human demand for seafood.
Grade Level: Middle school,High school

Coastal News - Tapping the Power of Wind Energy
Part of an easy-to-read, eye-catching info graphic series on a variety of coastal topics published in partnership with a local newspaper. Focuses on the wind turbine on the University of Delaware's Hugh R Sharp Campus in Lewes and related research.
Grade Level: Middle school,High school

10 Things You Can Do to Help Our Ocean
Pocket-sized web card that gives tips on ocean preservation and awareness.
Grade Level: Intermediate elementary,Middle school,High school

Human Impact
Collection of nine classroom activities that focus on human impact on the environment. Topics include: oil spills; oil consumption; oil tanker size; greenhouse effect; salt water incursion; ozone hole and its affect on the food web; and zebra mussels. Each activity provides list of materials needed, background information, and procedure.
Grade Level: Intermediate elementary, Middle school, High school

Oyster Recovery Partnership
The Oyster Recovery Partnership (ORP) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit that plans, promotes and implements science-based and sustainable shellfish restoration, aquaculture and wild fishery activities to protect our environment, support our economy and preserve our cultural heritage. The ORP works with individual experts and management agencies, including the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), the Army Corps of Engineers and the Maryland Department of Natural Resources, to assist with the monumental task of oyster restoration, monitoring and adaptive management.
Grade Level: General public

Disposal of Unwanted Medicines: A Resource for Action in Your Community
Unintended consequences of disposal of unwanted medicines represent an emerging concern for the environment and public health. This toolkit provides essential information for educators and the public to have a clear understanding of this issue. Chapters include an overview of the issue (PowerPoint); case studies of take back programs;how to hold a successful community collection event; materials for public outreach and education; legislation regarding medicine disposal and donation of unwanted medicine; and a bibliography of literature on pharmaceutical chemicals and the environment.
Grade Level: Middle School, High School, Graduate or professional

The Medicine Chest: A collection of safe disposal curriculum activities and service-learning resources
A compilation of multidisciplinary, standards-based classroom lessons, sample stewardship activities, and background information for teachers and high school students on how the improper disposal of unwanted medicines can be harmful to people, pets, and the environment. Through use of this classroom instructional resource, students will serve as "agents for change" providing useful information to family members and various community sectors.
Grade Level: High school,Graduate or professional

Jean-Michel Cousteau: Ocean Adventures for Educators
Classroom activities from Jean-Michel Cousteau's Ocean Adventures PBS program including over 25 lesson plans, 10 Web-original videos, games and interactives, in-depth articles and an image download library. These resources are designed primarily for middle school level and focus on animal adaptations, ecosystems and human impact.
Grade Level: Intermediate elementary, Middle school, High school, General public

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