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Port of Houston 2016 Presentation
Transcript of Port of Houston 2016 Presentation
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NAMEPA Education Programs
Who We Are
Mission: "Save Our Seas" by educating seafarers, port communities and students about marine environment protection
Foster collaboration between industry, conservation groups, government and educators
About 200 members including shipping companies, maritime academies, universities, individuals, etc.
Promote the marine industry
Host educational seminars for students and communities
Variety of subjects: marine debris/MARPOL, ocean acidification, marine industry, marine life & ocean ecosystems, fisheries, etc.
Educational Institutions: Schools, Boys & Girls Clubs, NESS, Glazer Children's Museum, etc.
Marine Debris training program
NAMEPA Junior: namepajr.net
NOAA: "Educator's Guide to Marine Debris"
USCG, Mystic Aquarium, & CIP-OAS: Annual Art Contest
Ocean Conservancy: Marina Cleanup Day
Partnership with ASA - Annual Student Science Contest
K-12: Designed for both formal and informal education settings
Presentations on website
STEM & NGSS
In development: Educator's Guide to the Marine Industry!
In Spanish, too!
Education Initiatives Cont'd
Organize local beach cleanups
Campus Chapter Toolkit (high school & colleges)
Educational Videos: Follow us on YouTube (and other social media outlets)!
Leah Burns, Massachusetts Maritime Academy Intern
We've distributed over 500,000 copies!
Educator's Guide to Marine Industry
In Spanish, too!
Nine lessons focused on important aspects of the marine industry including:
Transportation and Navigation
Advances in Technology
Global Commerce and Trade