The LiMPETS Curriculum is designed for teachers grades 6th through college participating in the LiMPETS program. All activities are aligned with national and state education standards, as well as Ocean Literacy Principles and Concepts.
If you are a participating teacher, you can access the curriculum on the LiMPETS Teacher Portal. For teachers interested in the LiMPETS program and curriculum, please attend one of our LiMPETS Teacher Workshops.
Unit 1—Getting Started: Required reading for teachers and group leaders. Unit includes program overview, FAQs, background information and resources.
Unit 2—Engage and Prepare: In-class Activities for Sandy Beach Monitoring:Unit includes the essentials for LiMPETS in-class preparation plus games, fact sheets, and more.
Unit 3—Investigate and Archive: LiMPETS Sandy Beach Monitoring and Data Entry:Unit includes monitoring protocols, data entry instructions, and an optional parasite investigation.
Unit 4—Analyze and Interpret: Data Analysis Activities for the Classroom:Unit teaches students to manipulate data, create and interpret graphs, and realize the broader meaning of their monitoring efforts.
Unit 5—Communicate: Effectively Communicating Science and Taking Action in Your Community: Students complete their LiMPETS scientific investigations by communicating their observations to an audience.