Have fun educating your students about the great outdoors with Thrill of the Catch, a unique virtual fishing game.
Explore the Blue hosted the below webinars for teachers and students to learn about Web 2.0 tools to utilize in your classroom. Access the webinars and supporting presentations below.
Using a variety of lessons, games, and resources from the Explore the Blue website we'll help your students improve their data analysis skills while demonstrating ways they can explore their community and the wonders of the natural world. We'll practice our graphing skills with a collection of free math websites including Google Charts, Pie Color, DIY Chart and more! Your students will have fun reinforcing essential math skills, learning about different types of fish, and collecting data from the Thrill of the Catch!
"That's a Keeper! Reeling in Top Resources" focuses on fishing for top resources to engage and inspire your students. Along the way we reel in some great lesson plans, activities, and tools you can use right away. You'll be able to decide if your next catch is "a keeper."
Consolidate and incorporate interactive "lures" into engaging lesson plans for your students. Using a new model lesson from the Explore the Blue website, we show you how to build a media-infused, non-linear presentation that hooks your students so you can reel them into the content.
Jump in to the digital stream this year with tools that can help transform your classroom. We introduce you to Explore the Blue lesson plans and some of our favorite Web 2.0 sites that you can put to use in your class tomorrow!
Learn new and creative ways to reduce the paper and increase the communication and collaboration in your class with Explore the Blue resources and Google Tools. We show you a project-based learning opportunity to clean up your students' habitat and your class.
Lights! Camera! Action! Learn how to help your students inspire their peers and community through creating public safety announcements utilizing a variety of Web 2.0 tools on keeping their habitats clean. Explore how to create your own rubrics to help students realize if they can truly clean up their act.
Everyone has a story, what's yours? Ben Parker, a fishing expert, tells his story of how he fell "hook, line, and sinker" to follow his dream. His story is made for the movies and so is yours. Watch as we create a movie together and learn how to create a new one with PhotoStory.
The Discovery Education team highlights five of our favorite Explore the Blue hands-on activities for learning about our planet's most precious resource - water. We explore together and show students the importance of conservation through cross-curricular lesson you can do in the classroom,
at home or outdoors!