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Marlins Think Tank presented by SchoolPool

Presented by SchoolPool a program of the Florida Department of Transportation

The Marlins Think Tank is a curriculum-enhancement program that
utilizes the Miami Marlins as the basis for learning!

Think Tank offers opportunities to connect your school to the Miami Marlins through interactive programs. Enrich your classroom through Marlins Think Tank lesson plans which meet Common Core State Standards. Join the Marlins by having you students participate in Global Youth Service Day. Bring your students to Marlins Park on STEAM Day for a fun-filled, interactive field trip. Other programs include annual art contests, the Breaking Barriers essay contests, Teacher Appreciation opportunities, FCAT Pep Rallies featuring Billy the Marlin and much more!

Lesson Plans

Marlins Think Tank aims to enrich the learning experiences of children in grades 4 through 6 by linking baseball to the curriculum areas of writing, language arts, mathematics, social studies, science, and health & fitness. The program provides lesson plans which meet common core state standards as adopted by FDOE, with the Miami Marlins as the lesson theme! Throughout the lessons, students will read about baseball, learn about Miami, and even hear from some current Miami Marlins professional baseball players!

Lesson Plan Videos

Marlins players and coaches were once students just like you! As you complete Think Tank lessons, watch the corresponding supplemental videos.

Think Tank Week Sweepstakes

Any participating 4th- 6th grade classroom can be eligible for a visit from Miami Marlins players, coaches, and broadcasters during Marlins Think Tank Week!

For questions, information or feedback regarding the Marlins Think Tank, please contact