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Are you a passionate educator eager to ignite your students' curiosity and create positive change in your community? Join us for the Ocean School Citizen Science Professional Development Series, where we empower teachers like you to inspire the next generation of environmental stewards! Sign up for a 30-min information session, and request a free classroom kit! 1. Discover microplastic in our food with Kim Zumach May 15, 2024 at 7:00 PM EST Join educator Kim Zumach and learn how to conduct a lab where students discover microplastic in salt. Then find out how to extend your students’ learning into the community. 2. Investigate microplastic in the environment with Alyssa de Leon May 23, 2024 at 6:00 PM EST Meet landlocked teacher Alyssa de Leon, and learn how to equip your students with the skills to be environmental detectives, as they investigate the impact of microplastics in a local waterway. 3. Care for our waterways with The River Institute May 30, 2024 at 4:00 PM EST Join environmental educators Lexy Harquail and Kate Swartz at the River Institute and find out how your students can monitor water quality and changes to the environment in their community (or school yard!) using qualitative and quantitative data.