IAN staff have served in a support role for various educational initiatives. IAN Science Communicators developed various graphics and videos and IAN Web Developers created websites and web resources. Four of the major initiatives involving IAN staff are the following:
The IAN team partnered with Dr. Judy O'Neil and high school teachers from the United States and Australia to develop a US-Australia Virtual Environmental Partnership centered around water resources. This project was co-funded by the US State Department and the Australia Department of Education.
The IAN team partnered with Drs. Don Boesch, Nancy Shapiro and Pat Harcourt to develop K-12 educational materials about climate change in Maryland and Delaware. This project, Maryland and Delaware Climate Change Education Assessment and Research, was funded by the National Science Foundation.
The IAN team partnered with Drs. Judy O'Neil and Lauren Birney to develop middle school educational materials in support of the New York Harbor initiative to grow, plant and study oysters in the waterways around the five boroughs of New York City. This project was funded by the National Science Foundation.
The IAN team partnered with Dr. Laura Murray to develop K-12 curriculum materials for coastal ocean literacy, in which teachers, students and researchers collaborated as part of the COSEE program, funded by the National Science Foundation.