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K-12 Resources

The College of Earth, Ocean, and Environment and the Sea Grant College Program offer a variety of free or low-cost resources to K-12 teachers seeking earth, ocean, and environmental science information and curriculum materials. Sea Grant sponsors professional development courses in conjunction with the state Department of Education, National Science Foundation, and other partners, and the Delaware Geographic Alliance provides many professional development opportunities.

Oceanoraphy Merit Badge

Through the help of Delaware Sea Grant Marine Education Specialist, Chris Petrone, Scouts learn about a variety of topics including the importance of the ocean, the four branches of oceanography, properties of seawater, seafloor topography, ocean circulation and marine biology.

Most of Petrone’s marine education outreach is geared towards students in kindergarten through 12th grade, and the oceanography badge offers an experience that cannot be learned in a classroom.

Boy Scouts obtain the badge by completing a required workbook and on-site training.


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Discover Our World!

V2G map

Vehicle-to-Grid

Vehicle-to-grid technology developed at UD has made its way to Europe, with a new project launched in Denmark
Crambe crambe

Sea Sponge Shield

Encrusting sea sponges use chemical cues as shield to deter predators, expand territory
Delaware River

Watershed research grants

UD researchers have received funding as part of a project to reduce threats to water quality in the Delaware River watershed
Helga Huntley

Tracking ocean pollution

Uncovering new clues about how oil, other pollutants move in ocean
James Heiss

Water mixing zone

Studying reactions that occur when groundwater, saltwater meet in coastal aquifers
Asia Dowtin

Stemflow study

Investigating how rainwater travels in urban forests

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CEOE School & Departments

School of Marine Science & Policy

Advancing the understanding, stewardship, and conservation of estuarine, coastal, and ocean environments.

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Department of Geological Sciences

Discovering how geological processes have operated over various time scales to create and influence the planet’s surface environments.

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Department of Geography

Investigating the interactions between people and the environment and the processes that explain the location of human and natural phenomena.

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College of Earth, Ocean, and Environment • 111 Robinson Hall • Newark, DE 19716 • USA
Phone: 302-831-2841 • E-mail: ceoe-info@udel.edu

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