Programs for Teachers at the Gulf Coast Research Laboratory

Teacher Professional Development

Teachers will have several opportunities to earn continuing education credits at GCRL during 2014. Most workshops consist of one or two full days from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., with lunch provided both days. Multi-day workshops usually include a field trip, usually aboard one of GCRL’s vessels, weather permitting.  Half-day sessions may be offered on narrower topics.

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Marine Education Resources

Useful resource materials for educators are offered for viewing and download.

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Hurricane Bowl

The Hurricane Bowl is an annual academic competition focusing on ocean sciences for high school students. The Hurricane Bowl is the Central Gulf Coast regional preliminary to the National Ocean Sciences Bowl (NOSB). The program encourages students to increase their knowledge and understanding of the world’s oceans and to embrace and recognize academic excellence.

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Scholarships and Internships

Scholarship and internship opportunities are available for study and work at GCRL for high school students, undergraduate students, and graduate students.