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

Summer Library Program

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