CURRICULUM
Math
Intro to Fractions
Intro to Measurement
Science
Conversation at school & beyond
Ocean Pollution
Ocean Habitats
Predator and Prey
Reduce, Reuse, & Recycle
Living and Non-Living things
Social Studies
Introduction to Cardinal Directions
Math
Solving Word Problems with Basic Operations
Representing Data Graphically
Math With Mary Lee – Fractions
Science
Animal Adaptations
Bioluminesence
Coral Reef Ecosystem
Endangered Species
History of Scuba Diving
Intro To Oceanography
Marine Food Web
Ocean Migrations
Photosynthesis
Social Studies
Introduction to Cartography
English
Oceanography
Ocean Currents
Marine Debris – Microplastics
Chemistry
Social Studies
Stem Packets
Earth Day
Holiday Edition
World Oceans Day
Expeditions
PROGRAMS
FAQ

What is STEM Education?

S.T.E.M. is an acronym for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics. STEM education is evolving into an integrative curriculum aimed at preparing students for the challenges of the 21st century. A research-based STEM education program prepares our students to become creative and innovative problem solvers, researchers, engineers, and designers.

Why does OCEARCH think STEM is important for our students?

The integration of engineering and technology within the mathematics and science curriculum makes teaching more meaningful and engaging as well as provides students with skills critical to success in the 21st century. This includes the ability to think critically, solve complex problems, and drive advancements in science and technology.

Is the OCEARCH STEM curriculum accredited?

Yes. The OCEARCH STEM curriculum follows the STEM education initiative and is aligned with Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS). Every lesson relates to the real science conducted aboard the M/V OCEARCH and is made accessible online for free.

Can I change or adapt the lesson plans?

Of course! Each lesson can be tailored to suit a teacher’s specific lesson plan. You can choose from multiple activities such as interactive experiments, writing exercises, worksheets, group projects, or presentations.

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