The Marine Advisory Program offers resources and services in ocean sciences education for diverse audiences. If you are a teacher or a student, have a professional or personal interest in the ocean, or just a desire to learn more about marine environments and issues…we have something of interest for you!

For Educators

We offer workshops at regional and national education events and sponsor graduate-level courses each summer. Our oh-so-easy to implement lesson plans and extensive collection of teaching resources cover lots of hot topics in ocean science education and will put your students on the fast track to ocean literacy.

For Research Partners

Through partnerships with ocean scientists, we develop educational activities on the cutting edge of current research.

For the Community

The Marine Advisory Program invites individuals and families to explore marine science through activities such as the VIMS Marine Science Day, the Blue Crab Bowl, and more.