Education

Educator Resources

       


GulfQuest's goal is to provide teachers and their students with a value-added, HIGHLY-EDUCATIONAL experience.

GulfQuest will offer the following resources to help educators maximize learning before, during and after their field trip to GulfQuest:


GulfQuest Education Program Guide 2017-2018

Pre- and Post-visit Ideas   –  Offers suggestions on how to prepare students for a field trip and provide follow-up activities after their visit. These will include connections to social studies, science, math, literature and writing.

Treasure Hunts

Keep students focused on learning outcomes during their visit. Choose your grade level, mixed content treasure hunt, or a content specific treasure hunt. Be sure to include your chaperones so they can be engaged with your students' learning process.

K-1 Grades 2-3 Grades 4-5 Grades 6-8 Navigation Grades 4-8 Ships and Boats Grades 4-8 Weather Grades 4-8 Navigation High School Shipping High School

Exhibit Connections to State Courses of Study

In each link below, you will find a description that outlines how certain GulfQuest exhibits connect with each state's standards.

Alabama Objectives Florida Objectives Mississippi Objectives

 

 

 

HOME SCHOOL PROGRAMS

Home school groups may book a field trip and a Classroom Program.

 

Gulf of Mexico History
Winter Break Day Camps

KNOW THE ROPES

To succeed, we must learn how a job is done. Sailors must learn each rope by heart. Untying the wrong one could cause a catastrophe. This knowledge was so important that honorable-discharge papers were once marked "knows the ropes."