"Environmental education cultivates our next generation of leaders by teaching them how to apply skills in creativity and innovation"- Gina McCarthy, EPA Administrator

NAMEPA promotes the education of seafarers and port communities by offering programs and materials designed to help them make responsible decisions about the marine environment. We also work with K-12 students, colleges, universities and academies, as well as mentor and support students who wish to learn more about, or pursue careers in, marine sciences and the maritime industry. Help us spread the word!

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Our Materials

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Educator's Guide to the Marine Environment

This guide is for students K-12 and has lessons on ocean acidification, ocean exploration, the marine industry and ecosystem health! It also has STEM and NGSS objectives. To download, click here.

To support NAMEPA in getting this Educator's Guide printed for distribution, click here!


Educator's Guide to Marine Debris (AVAILABLE IN ENGLISH & SPANISH)


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American President Lines (APL) has a website for kids, teachers and parents with games and lessons to teach kids about basic environmental impacts, the ocean, currents, recycling, and pollution.  CLICK HERE to visit the site.