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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!

Switching Cereals

UD study shows how India can help itself by diversifying its crop production.

Mapping Data

Graduate student Abdul Qadir puts love of geography to use through data science.

Seafloor Carbon

UD study finds direct links between old carbon, graphite and seafloor hydrothermal vents.
Helga Huntley

Tracking ocean pollution

Uncovering new clues about how oil, other pollutants move in ocean
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 Earth 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 and Spatial Sciences

Providing a unique spatial perspective that seeks to explain patterns of differences and commonality across the human and natural environment.

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College of Earth, Ocean, and Environment • 111 Robinson Hall • Newark, DE 19716 • USA • Phone: 302-831-8062
Geography and Spatial Sciences: 302-831-2294 • Earth Sciences: 302-831-2569 • Marine Science and Policy: 302-645-4212 • E-mail: ceoe-info@udel.edu

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