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Teacher Resources

Teacher Development Workshops

Teacher At Sea

jenny hartigan working on deck

Are you interested in being a Teacher at Sea?

Applications are being accepted till Dec 31st, 2018 for a teacher who would like to get an in depth at sea research experience with Cordell Bank and Greater Farallones national marine sanctuary researchers and collaborators aboard the R/V Fulmar.

For more information and application materials visit:

Past Workshops

Ocean Acidification Education Teacher Workshop

Ocean Acidification Education Teacher Workshop poster

7th-12th Grade
Saturday, October 13, 2018 9am-4pm

Join educators from San Francisco's Greater Farallones National Marine Sanctuary and Hawaii's Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument for a day of experiments, lively activities, and the latest research on ocean acidification. Participants will learn about the processes behind the changing chemistry and biology of our ocean and how increased acidity affects ocean food webs. The workshop will feature innovative programs and high impact solutions for reducing carbon emissions. It will also launch a trans-Pacific partnership between students in California and Hawai’i.

Teachers may later borrow materials to lead the NGSS-aligned experiments and activities themselves, or register for up to four free classroom programs delivered by sanctuary education staff, plus receive a $50 stipend. The workshop will be held in San Francisco's Presidio.

Registration required:

LiMPETS Workshops

Teachers! Looking for new ways to make science come alive in your classroom? This year we are offering a series of exciting and insightful lectures, workshops and field excursions to support our community of teachers and connect them with the sanctuary. Workshop presentations, activities, and content are geared for middle and high school biology and environmental science teachers; however, all teachers and educators are welcome. Learn more about workshop schedules, details, and online registration or contact Rosemary Romero at (415) 530 - 5371 or


Free posters that you can pick up at the Visitor Center.

  • Los Pajaros de los Esteros (Birds of the Esteros)
  • Harvestable Bounty of the Sea

To learn more, contact Justin Holl at (415) 530-5351 or

Browse Our Library

To learn more, or schedule a visit, contact Justin Holl at (415) 530-5351 or