School Programs


Students explore ocean rowboat from both outside and inside.

OAR Northwest programs aim to motivate student learning, and the approach is to make students active participants in the learning process.  OAR Northwest partners with the following institutions in curriculum and program development:  Canadian Wildlife Federation, National Wildlife Federation, U.S. Geological Survey, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, National Weather Service, Slater Museum of Natural History, Foss Waterway Seaport, and representatives from University of Calgary, University of Puget Sound, University of Victoria, University of Washington, Seattle University and Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

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1. Exploring     FREE to everyone…anywhere

2. Education  FREE to students and teachers…anywhere

Throughout the expedition we will launch information that you can use in your classroom become more connected with the row between continents.  This includes:

  •  Lessons
  •  Daily Updates From the Team
  •  Expedition Reports (week summaries)

You can access these from this page once the Expedition launches, or sign-up to get them via email-

OAR Northwest education program participating locations:

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