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View Resource 50 Years of Ocean Discovery: National Science Foundation 1950-2000

Users can read the full text of this new collection of essays from the Ocean Studies Board of the National Research Council and the National Academy Press (NAP) online for free at the NAP site (reviewed in the February 26, 1999 Scout Report). The 276-page book (published in 2000) features a collection of essays on the development of ocean sciences at the National Science Foundation organized in...

https://www.nap.edu/read/9702/chapter/1#ii
View Resource ScienceNOW

This link, off the main Science (American Association for the Advancement of Science) site, provides users with information on the most recent developments in science. The Current Stories section covers headline subjects while the Week in Review section allows users to quickly browse stories from previous weeks. First-time users must register (free) for one year of limited access.

http://www.sciencemag.org/news
View Resource VCSU Macro-Invertebrate Lab: Digital Key to Aquatic Insects of North Dakota

This well-illustrated key to the aquatic insects of North Dakota comes courtesy of the macroinvertebrate lab at Valley City State University and the North Dakota Department of Health. Intended as a tool for regional biomonitoring programs, this key is quite easy to use and contains loads of extra information not normally found in traditional dichotomous keys. The site includes lists, keys, and...

http://www.waterbugkey.vcsu.edu/
View Resource Aquaculture Network Information Center

Given the declining schools of fish in many of the world's oceans, interest in aquaculture has grown exponentially in the past few years. The Aquaculture Network Information Center (ANIC) serves as an electronic gateway to thousands of online aquaculture-related resources, and is hosted by Purdue University and the University of Illinois through the Illinois - Indiana Sea Grant College Program....

https://gcmd.nasa.gov/records/GCMD_USDA0108.html
View Resource Shedd Aquarium: Learning Program Catalog

As the site notes, the Shedd Educational Adventures "contains a treasure trove of aquatic science resources for K-12 teachers and students." And it certainly does. The three main groupings of materials offered here include Lesson Plans, Interactives, and Explorer's Guides. In all, there must be hundreds of resources, searchable by both grade (pre-K through 12) and by topic. As an added bonus, the...

https://www.sheddaquarium.org/Learning-Experiences/Learning-...