term Monitoring Program and Experiential Training for Students.
LiMPETs is an environmental monitoring and education program for
students, educators and volunteer groups throughout California
to collect rocky intertidal and sandy beach data.
Multicultural Education for Resource Issues Threatening Oceans
MERITO Academy is multicultural education professional development
program for 5-8th grade teachers which includes lesson plans,
classroom visits and field trips.
The NOAA California Bay Watershed Education and Training (B-WET)
Program provides funds to support environment-based education
throughout the watersheds of San Francisco Bay, Monterey Bay,
and Santa Barbara Channel. Funded projects provide meaningful
watershed educational experiences to students, teachers, and communities.
Channel Islands NMS Teacher At Sea
The mission of NOAA’s Teacher at Sea (TAS) program is
to give teachers a clearer insight into our ocean planet, a greater
understanding of maritime work and studies, and to increase their
level of environmental literacy by fostering an interdisciplinary
Activities and Resources
online database that include charts, casualty reports and images
of shipwrecks from each of the five West Coast national marine
Reserves Interactive Map
An interactive map showing photos and videos of marine reserves
in the Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary.
Reserves Digital Lab
Check out this interactive Marine Reserves simulation. Choose
to be a commercial fisherman or a different stakeholder and decide
where to put these "no-take" areas around Anacapa Island.
Check out the bald eagle web cam on Santa Cruz Island and
find lessons and materials related to the Channel Islands Kelp
the ocean to communities nationwide for live interactive broadcasts.
Mammal Sightings Database
See or report marine mammal sightings in the Santa Barbara
of the Sanctuaries
In this online guide, you will find photos, streaming video
and important biological information for over 100 marine species
from each of the National Marine Sanctuaries in the United States.
Our carbon emissions are making the ocean more acidic, which
threatens life in our seas. These resources were put together
by the Sanctuary Education Team (SET) and community partners to
help volunteers and educators better understand this issue.
In this activity, students learn how marine biologists monitor
marine habitats in the Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary
This activity introduces students to marine navigation and the
main components of a nautical chart using a local chart for Channel
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