To create and curate a comprehensive resource of educational materials and content in marine science for K-12 learners and their families.
We seek to organize content and materials by topic and type to include: scope and sequence for marine science topics, free online resources, NGSS correlation, curriculum reviews, live web-based classes, and family eco-travel.
Laura Petrusic is a State of Florida, professionally certified science teacher, instructional designer, marine science educator, and published children's author. She holds an undergraduate degree in marine science from the University of South Carolina and a master’s degree in science education from Florida Institute of Technology.
Laura has designed and delivered marine science educational content to students of all ages. She has over 12 years of combined teaching experience in the formal classroom, outdoor education programs, science centers, and homeschool classes.
Her courses and curriculum are designed to be inquiry-based, integrated, and student-centered, thus allowing students to make connections with the content in a way that is relative to their lives.
Laura currently lives in Lake Mary, Florida. When she is not teaching, she enjoys beachcombing and camping adventures with her husband and three children.