Education

Curated with the Bay’s Educators in mind. Available to Everyone.

Our collaborative educational resources serve to tell our story by distilling the important science being done by our Program and its partners throughout the Tampa Bay watershed and beyond. While many of these products were created with educators in mind, our goal is to inspire that same preparedness within our community of boaters, parents, naturalists, science communicators and more.

View and download products by using the table below. Enter topics of interest into the search bar (e.g., climate change, invasive species, etc.). Many products are available in physical form upon request by contacting our office.

Search and filter educational products created or supported by TBEP (formatted bibliography here).

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Where are Tampa Bay's hard bottom habitats and why do we need them?2022Science Animated and Tampa Bay Estuary ProgramvideoView Document
Vertical Oyster Garden How-to Install2022Sarasota Bay Estuary Program, Manatee County Parks and Rec., and Tampa Bay Estuary ProgramtrainingView Document
BASIS7-ANEP Conference Session Videos2022Tampa Bay Estuary ProgramvideoView Document
The adventures of Abby and the Seahorse2021XlibrisbookView Document
Pipe Up! Lateral Sewer Lines and what homeowners can do to protect their homes.2021Tampa Bay Estuary ProgramvideoView Document
2018 Red Tide Impact and Response2021Science and Environment Council of Southwest Florida, New College of Florida, Sunrise Rotary Club Foundation, and Tampa Bay Estuary PrograminfographicView Document
An Interview with a Restoration Ecologist at TBEP2021Ocean Media Institue and SPC STEM CentervideoView Document
A beginners guide to Tampa Bay Water Quality2021Tampa Bay Waterkeeper, Tampa Bay Estuary Programlesson plans and classroom materialsView Document
TBEP 30th Anniversary Photo Journal2021Tampa Bay Estuary ProgrambookView Document
There is a ME in Stormwater - Stormwater Part 22021UF / IFAS Extension Pinellas County and Tampa Bay Estuary ProgramvideoView Document
Get Your Mind In The Gutter - Stormwater Part I2021UF / IFAS Extension Pinellas County and Tampa Bay Estuary ProgramvideoView Document
Plastics & Microplastics Activites and Worksheets for grades K-82020Keep Pinellas Beautiful and Tampa Bay Estuary Programlesson plans and classroom materialsView Document
R Training Workshop2020Tampa Bay Estuary ProgramvideoView Document
Seagrass Transect Training 3-part Video Series2020Tampa Bay Estuary ProgramtrainingView Document
Photographing Tampa Bay: Emily Keen2020Tampa Bay Estuary Programweb pageView Document
Photographing Tampa Bay: Yvonne Gougelet2020Tampa Bay Estuary Programweb pageView Document
Gopher Tortoise Activity Book2020The Gopher Tortoise Council, Charlottee Harbor National Estuary Program, and Tampa Bay Estuary Programlesson plans and classroom materialsView Document
Estuary Coloring Book: Mangroves, Oysters, Seagrass and Tarpon2020Tampa Bay Estuary Programlesson plans and classroom materialsView Document
Exploring Tampa Bay: A Teachers Guide to Florida's Largest Estuary2020Grace Lewis Designs and Tampa Bay Estuary Programlesson plans and classroom materialsView Document
Microplastics In The Estuary: Interactive Lesson Plan2020Tampa Bay Watch and Tampa Bay Estuary Programlesson plans and classroom materialsView Document
Sea Level Rise in Tampa Bay2020Tampa Bay Watch and Tampa Bay Estuary Programlesson plans and classroom materialsView Document
30-day Experiential Education Challenge Calendar2020Pathfinder Outdoor Education and Tampa Bay Estuary Programlesson plans and classroom materialsView Document
TBEP Unsplash Photo Archive2019Tampa Bay Estuary Programweb pageView Document
State of the Science for Karenia brevis (Red Tide) in Florida: A summary document from the 2019 Harmful Algal Bloom State of the Science Symposium2019Sea Grant Florida, Thompson Earth Systems InstitutebrochureView Document
Hope Spot: Blue Green Connections Estuary Docs2019Blue Green Connections and Tampa Bay Estuary Programlesson plans and classroom materialsView Document
TBEP Video Series by G. Steve Jordan2019G. Steve Jordan Films and Tampa Bay EstuaryvideoView Document
Critical Coastal Habitat Assessment Training Video2017Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission and Tampa Bay Estuary ProgramtrainingView Document
Microplastics in Tampa Bay - Eckerd College2017Eckerd College and Tampa Bay Estuary Programweb pageView Document
Critical Coastal Habitat Assessment Training Manual2017Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission and Tampa Bay Estuary Programtraining
Soil Moisture Sensor Education Program2017The Community of Highland LakesView Document
Guardians of the Bay Comic Book2017Public Media Productions and Tampa Bay Estuary ProgrambookView Document
Summer Camp Activities & Curriculum2015Tampa Bay Estuary Programlesson plans and classroom materialsView Document
Be Floridian: Maintaining Your Backyard Pond2014Backyard Gateaway and Tampa Bay Estuary ProgramvideoView Document
What to Do if You Hook a Pelican2014Tampa Bay Estuary ProgrambrochureView Document
Be Floridian: Native Milkweeds2013Restless Natives Nursery and Tampa Bay Estuary ProgramvideoView Document
Be Floridian: Summer-Safe Products2013Pampered Gardeners and Tampa Bay EstuaryvideoView Document
Does Media Matter: Infiltration Rates and Storage Capacities2013University of South Floridalesson plans and classroom materialsView Document
Just Breathe Green: Measuring Transpiration Rates2013University of South Floridalesson plans and classroom materialsView Document
Natural and Urban "Stormwater" Water Cycle Models2013University of South Floridalesson plans and classroom materialsView Document
A Boating and Angling Guide to Tampa Bay2013Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commissionweb pageView Document
Be Floridian Campaign Materials for Partners2021Tampa Bay Estuary ProgrambrochureView Document
Be Floridian: Mow It Right2012Pampered Yards and Tampa Bay Estuary ProgramvideoView Document
Be Floridian: Mulch Magic2012Florida Garden Coach and Tampa Bay Estuary ProgramvideoView Document
Be Floridian: Skip the Grass - Alternative Ground Covers2012Florida Native Plant Nursery and Tampa Bay Estuary ProgramvideoView Document
Be Floridian: Skip the Fertilizer - Go Organic This Summer2012Florida Organic Lawn and Tampa Bay EstuaryvideoView Document
Scoop That Poop2010Tampa Bay Estuary Programweb pageView Document
Diamondback Terrapins Board Game2010Florida Turtle Conservation Trust and Tampa Bay Estuary Programlesson plans and classroom materialsView Document
Diamondback Terrapins Educator's Guide2010Florida Turtle Conservation Trust, University of North Florida, Heinrich Ecological Services, and Tampa Bay Estuary Programlesson plans and classroom materialsView Document
Fish Invaders at Gypsy Point2009NOAA, Sea Grant, University of Central Florida, and Tampa Bay Estuary Programlesson plans and classroom materialsView Document
Salt Marsh Teacher's Guide2008Manatee County Conservation Lands Management Department, Gulf of Mexico Foundation, and Tampa Bay Estuary Programlesson plans and classroom materialsView Document
A New Home for an Old Friend2008NOAA, Sea Grant, University of Central FloridabookView Document
Tampa Bay: "Living Legacy" Documentary2007Public Media Group, Pinellas County Environmental Fund, National Fish and Wildlife Foundation, and Tampa Bay Estuary ProgramvideoView Document
Tampa Bay: Living Legacy (6-lesson Teacher's Guide)2007Nature Coast Environmental Education and Tampa Bay Estuary Programlesson plans and classroom materialsView Document
Ethical Angler Wallet Card (Spanish)2006Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission and Tampa Bay Estuary ProgrambrochureView Document
Invasive Species Teaching Guide2006Florida Sea Grant, Florida Aquarium, UF/IFAS Extensionlesson plans and classroom materialsView Document
Florida Fish Consumption Guide for Mercury2006Environmental Protection Commission of Hillsborough County, Tampa Bay Estuary ProgrambrochureView Document
Living Next to Nature: A Homeowner's Guide to Minimalizing Environmental Impact2005Pinellas County Environmental Fund
Wildlife Fellowship, Inc. and Tampa Bay Estuary Program
brochureView Document
Ethical Angler Wallet Card2003Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission and Tampa Bay Estuary ProgrambrochureView Document
Flippers and Feathers: Our Beach Friends Forever!Anna Maria Island Turtle Watch and Tampa Bay Estuary Programlesson plans and classroom materialsView Document
Freshwater Turtle Activity BookCharlotte Harbor National Estuary Program,
Florida Turtle Conservation Trust, Tampa Bay Estuary Program
lesson plans and classroom materialsView Document
Stow It-Don't Throw Itweb pageView Document