Young students aboard the E/V Discovery for an educational boat cruise


Our educators provide place-based marine science programs that focus on the conservation of the state's coastal natural resources, as well as relevant science standards.

K-12 Field Trips

A SCDNR educator showing a male stingray to students

We offer land- and boat-based student programs led by our education staff across the coastline.

Teacher Workshops

A group shot on the dock of last year's attendees

Every summer we offer a workshop for teachers using South Carolina estuaries as our classroom.

Education Resources

A preview of a virtual field trip to Botany Bay covering history and wildlife management

Discovery a range of lesson plans, recorded programs and other resources recommended by our educators.

Teachers, stay in the know!

Be the first to hear about our newest resources, teacher workshops, application deadlines and seasonal programs.

Teacher Email List
diamonback terrapin photo and decription of diet, agility and more

Marsh Madness

Students can compete in this fun and educational challenge to learn more about the animals that live in, visit and utilize the ACE Basin and discover their unique adaptations.

Marsh Madnesss

SCDNR Job Shadow Opportunities

We cannot accept individual job shadow requests, but we are offering multiple group job shadow days for middle and high schoolers at the Marine Resources Division Campus. The day will include facility tours and hands on activities to showcase an array of jobs within SCDNR. For more resources, check out our Career Toolkit.

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Thank you to our sponsors:

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