NOAA Enrichment in Marine Sciences and Oceanography Program
NEMO is an after-school program Washington, District of Columbia for inner city schools that provides marine science activities, field trips, and resources for teachers and students, and encourages them to participate in the National Ocean Sciences Bowl, a national academic competition for high school students.
NEMO is a program designed to promote ocean literacy in Washington, D.C.'s public schools, an inner city school system." A marine science curriculum was developed as part of the NEMO program (read more below) with input from teachers, expert scientists from NOAA and education specialists. Each lesson is aligned with national science teaching standards as well as the Ocean Literacy Principles.
This three-part series highlights activities undertaken by NEMO students in a typical year. The activities described here occurred during the 2015-16 school year.
Whether you are teaching a course, leading a marine science club or coaching an NOSB team, you may find this resource helpful to you!