San Diego Coastkeeper works to educate and empower San Diego’s youngest generations by providing high-quality environmental education to a wide range of audiences. We believe that well-informed, confident youth are the key to creating a more sustainable and resilient future. Coastkeeper offers a number of curricula and programs designed to deliver educational programming to our community.

Project SWELL

is a hands-on K-6 water science and pollution prevention curriculum available for implementation in San Diego Unified School District. Developed in partnership with the City of San Diego, Think Blue, and San Diego Unified School District, the curriculum features lessons designed to empower San Diego’s youngest generations to take on real world challenges.

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Water Education for All (WEFA)

is Coastkeeper’s adaptable K-12 water and climate science curriculum available to all formal and informal educators in San Diego County. The lesson plans educate students about local habitats, watersheds, and water quality, marine debris, climate and weather, water conservation, and animal adaptations. WEFA is available online, free of cost.

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Climate Stewards

Our Climate Stewards project was developed to facilitate local students’ understanding of the connections between climate and water science. By utilizing in-depth presentations and hands-on activities, the program inspires and empowers students to take action to address the globally-scaled problems problems of marine debris and climate change at local, community-oriented levels.

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