K-12 Objectives & Activities

The primary goal for the NCAS K-12 activities is to provide mechanisms to retain students’ interests in STEM studies and careers at the transition points during pre-college education.

K-12 Teacher Training & Workshops

All NCAS partners will work with the local public school systems within the jurisdictions of partner institutions, to offer specialized curriculum to enhance teacher preparation in order for students to gain appreciation of the scientific principles involved in applied physical sciences.

UPRM K-12 Student Workshops

NCAS PIs will conduct Workshops to K-12 students of the Puerto Rico public schools system in collaboration UPRM Sea Grant College Program to promote ocean literacy, as well as the sustainable and wise use of marine resources.