Education Resources

Tampa Bay Watch Education Resources

Tampa Bay Watch is bringing the estuary to you with our new online learning resources! Whether a member, volunteer, student, or fellow conservationist, we hope you’ll engage with us as we continue our mission to save the bay every day. Our online resources are sure to inspire learners to act as life-long environmental stewards. New content will be added every week!

Recent Videos

Learn what our education and restoration departments are up to! From our crew to yours, we hope to entertain and educate.

Estuary EDventures:

Whether it’s a dissection, animal feature, or lab, these videos are great for teachers, students, and those who have a thirst for knowledge!

Restoration:

Follow the restoration team as they tackle mission-based efforts throughout the bay.

To watch our videos from previous weeks, check out the Tampa Bay Watch YouTube channel!

Online Learning Resources

Below are resources we’ve designed to bring Tampa Bay into your home or virtual classroom. We encourage you to learn more about our amazing estuary by incorporating these into your lessons or simply sharing with friends and family!

Kids' Pages

Kids’ Pages Investigations worksheets explores our Kids’ Pages publications, aiming to dive deeper into the ecosystems of our Tampa Bay estuary and the oceans beyond! These in-depth worksheets and answer keys pair with our most recent edition of our Kids’ Pages publications to provide an at-home learning opportunity.

Follow these steps to enjoy this at-home learning tool:

  1. READ: Read our featured Kids’ Pages edition about interesting marine science topics.

  2. EXPLORE: Fill out the Kids’ Pages Investigations worksheet. Print or fill out online!

  3. EVALUATE: Once the worksheet has been completed, check your answers with the provided answer key.

FIND OUT MORE! New content will be posted every week on our website. View previous Kids’ Pages, Kids’ Pages Investigations worksheets, and answer keys here.

Kids' Pages newsletter

Kids' Pages Investigations

Download the current Kids’ Pages Investigations Answer Sheet here!

Creature Feature

Lionfish

Education Corner

education corner image: microplastics

Click here for a link to a fun activity relating to this week’s online education! 

Additional Resources

Tampa Bay scavenger hunt

After reviewing the guide (left), download this checklist (below) for use at home!

Earth Day challenge: 50 things you can do

Get involved at home and give Mother Earth a boost this Earth Day.

Tampa Bay Watch invites you to celebrate Earth Day by showing us how many of these 50 actions you can accomplish for the 50th Anniversary of Earth Day.

Take a picture of yourself demonstrating one of the actions or with your completed list and tag us @tampabaywatch on Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter on Earth Day, Wednesday, April 22.

Click here or on the image at left to download the worksheet!

Follow Estuary EDventures on our Instagram feed!