K-12 Programs

Climate Adaptation

We help New Hampshire communities prepare for the impacts of a changing climate by connecting communities to the resources they need to adapt to climate change.

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Young students with poster presentation

Floating Labs

Our Floating Lab program offers opportunities to get outside on the water and even hop on a research vessel!

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a young boy and an adult male collect a water sample aboard a research vessel

Day of the Coast

The Day of the Coast program provides an opportunity for elementary through high school students to experience hands-on learning about the marine environment. 

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Marine Docent helping a student dissect a squid

SeaTrek Programs

Our SeaTrek programs come to your location with supplies, activities, and sometimes, even a special guest. Choose from a wide variety of classes and activities on marine topics.

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squid dissection

2022 Summer Library Program

The 2022 summer reading program theme is "Oceans of Possibilities." Have the UNH Marine Docents come to your local library in New Hampshire to give engaging presentations about cool ocean-themed topics!

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Marine Docents holding kelp in front of a class of young students

Ocean Discovery Day

Ocean Discovery Day is annual event hosted in the fall at the University of New Hampshire in Durham, NH. Touch a horseshoe crab, drive a remotely operated vehicle, and map the ocean floor! Explore the wonders of the ocean through interactive exhibits and demonstrations.

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a mom and her son look through dissecting microscopes on a lab table

Virtual K-12 Resources

Our UNH Marine Docent volunteers have prepared videos and other virtual "to-go" resources that teachers can incorporate into their lesson plans. 

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two young students review a virtual marine science activity on a computer screen in a computer lab