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Galveston Bay Foundation

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Region 4 Education Service Center partners with the Galveston Bay Foundation to provide students with interactive and engaging learning experiences related to Galveston Bay.

 

Find all of the Galveston Bay Foundation program resources by visiting their Education webpage.  They would also love your feedback on their programs!

 

Remember to subscribe to the Getting Smart Virtually newsletter to receive a monthly reminder about all upcoming programs. 

 

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Galveston Bay STEM Careers: Water Quality Monitoring

 
What types of careers get you outside, let you play with cool equipment, and help people and the environment at the same time? Join Galveston Bay Foundation’s Water Quality Programs Coordinator, Nick Ellis, to go behind the scenes in his laboratory, learn why it is important to test water quality in Galveston Bay, hear more about the foundation’s Volunteer Water Monitoring Program, and more! Nick will present for 15 minutes and we will have Q&A for 15 minutes. Come prepared to ask him questions about his job and how he came to join GBF!
 
Location: Gessner Center, Kemah TX
 
Provider: Galveston Bay Foundation

 

Cost: Free

 

Audience: 5th Grade-12th Grade

 

TEKS: Grade 5: 1AB, 2ACDEF, 3A, 4, 9A; Grade 6: 1AB, 2ABCDE, 3A, 4A; Grade 7: 1AB, 2ABCDE, 3A, 4A, 8ABC; Grade 8: 1AB, 2ABCDE, 3A, 4A, 9C, 11ABC; Aquatic Science: 1AB, 2EFGHIJ, 3AD, 4C, 5BC, 6A, 7BC, 9ABC, 11B, 12A; Environmental Systems: 1AB, 2EFGIJK, 3A, 9BC

 

Please register for ONE session:

Friday January 22, 2021

9:00 AM - 9:30 AM

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Friday January 22, 2021

10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

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Galveston Bay STEM Careers: Conservation Stewardship

 

What types of careers get you outside, let you play with cool equipment, and help people and the environment at the same time? Join Galveston Bay Foundation’s Conservation Stewardship Technician, Ricci Simmons, at one of Galveston Bay Foundation’s properties to learn more about what it takes to manage the property and conserve the native habitats around Galveston Bay! Ricci will present for 15 minutes and we will have Q&A for 15 minutes. Come prepared to ask questions about her job and career background!

 

Location: TBA
 
Provider: Galveston Bay Foundation

 

Cost: Free

 

Audience: 5th Grade-12th Grade

 

TEKS: Grade 5: 1AB, 2ACDEF, 3A, 4, 9A; Grade 6: 1AB, 2ABCDE, 3A, 4A; Grade 7: 1AB, 2ABCDE, 3A, 4A, 8ABC; Grade 8: 1AB, 2ABCDE, 3A, 4A, 9C, 11ABC; Aquatic Science: 1AB, 2EFGHIJ, 3AD, 4C, 5BC, 6A, 7BC, 9ABC, 11B, 12A; Environmental Systems: 1AB, 2EFGIJK, 3A, 9BC

 

Please register for ONE session:

Friday, March 12, 2021

9:00 AM - 9:30 AM

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Friday, March 12, 2021

10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

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Galveston Bay STEM Careers: Habitat Restoration

 
What types of careers get you outside, let you play with cool equipment, and help people and the environment at the same time? Join Galveston Bay Foundation’s Habitat Restoration Manager, Haille Leija, at a current GBF wetland and oyster reef restoration site to learn more about this important habitat, check out some of the field gear her team uses, and how you can help! Haille will present for 15 minutes and we will have Q&A for 15 minutes. Come prepared to ask questions about her job and career background!
 
Location: Gessner Center, Kemah TX
 
Provider: Galveston Bay Foundation

 

Cost: Free

 

Audience: 5th Grade-12th Grade

 

TEKS: Grade 5: 1AB, 2ACDEF, 3A, 4, 9A; Grade 6: 1AB, 2ABCDE, 3A, 4A; Grade 7: 1AB, 2ABCDE, 3A, 4A, 8ABC; Grade 8: 1AB, 2ABCDE, 3A, 4A, 9C, 11ABC; Aquatic Science: 1AB, 2EFGHIJ, 3AD, 4C, 5BC, 6A, 7BC, 9ABC, 11B, 12A; Environmental Systems: 1AB, 2EFGIJK, 3A, 9BC

 

Please register for ONE session:

Friday April 16, 2021

9:00 AM - 9:30 AM

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Friday April 16, 2021

10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

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Galveston Bay STEM Careers: Oyster Shell Recycling

 
What types of careers get you outside, let you play with cool equipment, and help people and the environment at the same time? Join Galveston Bay Foundation’s Habitat Restoration Technician, Shannon Batte, at one of our shell curing sites to learn more about the importance of oyster reefs in the bay, how Galveston Bay Foundation is restoring them, and how you can help the next time you go out to eat! Shannon will present for 15 minutes and we will have Q&A for 15 minutes. Come prepared to ask questions about her job and career background!
 
Location: Kemah TX
 
Provider: Galveston Bay Foundation

 

Cost: Free

 

Audience: 5th Grade-12th Grade

 

TEKS: Grade 5: 1AB, 2ACDEF, 3A, 4, 9A; Grade 6: 1AB, 2ABCDE, 3A, 4A; Grade 7: 1AB, 2ABCDE, 3A, 4A, 8ABC; Grade 8: 1AB, 2ABCDE, 3A, 4A, 9C, 11ABC; Aquatic Science: 1AB, 2EFGHIJ, 3AD, 4C, 5BC, 6A, 7BC, 9ABC, 11B, 12A; Environmental Systems: 1AB, 2EFGIJK, 3A, 9BC

 

Please register for ONE session:

Tuesday May 18, 2021

9:00 AM - 9:30 AM

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Tuesday May 18, 2021

10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

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