Giuseppe Torri, Nimbus AI’s science lead and an assistant professor of atmospheric science at UH Mānoa, explains Nimbus’ forecasting system.

K-12 Teacher Resources & PD

Professional Development


  • Guest speakers for classroom presentations 
    Email to inquire about topics and availability

Earth Science

  • Ask-an-Earth Scientist: Submit an Earth science question to one of our volunteer experts and read or search past questions and answers.

Climate Science

Space Science

  • Artemis CubeSat Kit and Curriculum that covers all aspects of spacecraft design in an online course in the public domain

Ocean Science

Hawai‘i Sea Grant Center for Marine Science Education

  • Voice of the Sea: archive of 10 seasons of the award-winning television show that travels throughout Hawaiʻi and the Pacific meeting researchers, scientists and cultural practitioners. 
  • Exploring Our Fluid Earth: a free, online curriculum, for Grades 6-12, teaches Environmental and Ocean Literacy through the topics of Physics, Chemistry, and Biology. All resources and activities are aligned to and searchable via the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS).
  • Sea Earth Atmosphere: SEA has content and student activities for grades 3, 4, 5. Standards alignment sorts content and activities by NGSS and Ocean Literacy Principles.
  • OPIHI: Our Project in Hawaii’s Intertidal (OPIHI) is an ecological, citizen-science field survey project (grades 5–12) with classroom curricular materials.
  • Ocean Atlas of Hawai‘i: A comprehensive description of the ocean around Hawai‘i — marine climate, water properties, currents, tides, and waves.  
  • Real-time data classroom activity using the Pacific Islands Ocean Observing System (PacIOOS) Voyager data viewer (for Gr. 9-12). In this lesson plan, students make decisions for ocean recreational activities using real-time, forecast, and historical data on winds, waves, currents, ocean temperature, and more.
  • Coral Bleaching Toolkit
    Developed by the Coral Resilience Lab at the Hawai‘i Institute of Marine Biology, this toolkit seeks to bring a tangible visualization of coral bleaching and will give students a better understanding of how ocean warming events and other stressors affect the health of corals
  • seaHarmony
    An online collaboration tool that matches ocean science researchers with educators, managers, and traditional practitioners in Hawai‘i based on compatibility and collaboration preferences.
  • Center for Ocean Sciences Education Excellence
    COSEE Island Earth is a collaborative initiative among university, government, research, and community partners to improve connections between scientists and educators, inform ocean science educational practices, and enhance ocean literacy in Hawai‘i.