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NOAA Education Resources

The NOAA Education Resources Website is the National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)'s classroom on the Web. With special sections targeting teachers and students (mostly junior high school), this Website links users to specific resources on weather, climate change, oceans and coasts, satellites and space, and related topics. While the introductory student information is decent, by far...

https://www.noaa.gov/education
The Bridge: Ocean Sciences Education Teacher Resource Center

Provided by the Virginia Institute of Marine Science, The Bridge is an annotated metasite offering online information for ocean science educators and students. With sections on marine Biology, Physics, Geology, Chemistry, Climate & Atmosphere, Technology, and Use & Management, the site will not disappoint educators. Learning resources vary from the K-12 to college levels, although most are general...

http://web.vims.edu/bridge/
MacGillivray Freeman's Coral Reef Adventure

This extensive educational resource from MacGillivray Freeman Films is aimed at assisting educators of grades 4-8 who are interested in teaching about the scientific and social aspects of reefs. Funded by the National Science Foundation and the National Wildlife Federation, among others, the film and the Teacher's Guide are not only very valuable, they are also linked to national science education...

http://www.coralfilm.com/edu.html
Voyage to Kure

The documentary film "Voyage to Kure" follows Jean-Michel Cousteau's team expedition to the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands, chronicling "the exploration of one of the last pristine coral reefs in the Pacific, a glimpse of paradise before the people." In this Web site from Ocean Futures Society, visitors can follow the expedition online with reports from the field, photos, and more. The site also...

https://www.oceanfutures.org/index.php?q=exploration/films/o...
The Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory Deep-Sea Sample Repository

The Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory Deep-Sea Sample Repository archives sediment and rock deep-sea core data for marine geology and oceanographic research and education. Students can learn about the process of taking the cores, the characteristics of the specimens collected, and their benefits. Researchers can search over 300 datasets for cores sites, mineralogy, micropaleontology, and other core...

https://www.ldeo.columbia.edu/core-repository
Southampton Oceanography Centre

The Southampton Oceanography Centre, an institute of the University of Southampton and Natural Environment Research Council, "is one of the world's leading centres for research and education in marine and earth sciences, for the development of marine technology and for the provision of large scale infrastructure and support for the marine research community." This colorful website presents the...

http://www.noc.soton.ac.uk/
NOAA Ocean Explorer

So you want to explore the world's oceans? What's that you say? You don't have an advanced degree in oceanography, expensive sea exploration equipment or a major funding source? Visitors to this very thorough and well-designed site may now feel free to breathe a collective sigh of relief. Created by NOAA, this lovely resource offers several categories of valuable content, including the...

https://oceanexplorer.noaa.gov/
Center for Ocean Sciences Education Excellence

The world’s oceans are tremendously complex ecosystems, and to those persons beginning to learn about these places, the process of getting started can seem a bit daunting. Fortunately, the Center for Ocean Sciences Education Excellence (COSEE) has assembled a wide range of educational resources that address such as online learning exercises dealing with invasive species and summary fact sheets...

http://www.cosee.net/
The Marine Advanced Technology Education Center

Working together with a range of partners, including a number of community colleges, the Marine Advanced Technology Education Center (MATE), has created a number of valuable resources that will be useful for those with an interest in this field. The instructional resources are primarily related to those interested in careers in hydrographic surveying, aquaculture technicians, and several other...

https://www.marinetech.org/main/?option=com_weblinks&view=ca...
NOAA National Marine Sanctuaries Education

From Monterey to the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands, the United States has a coterie of marine sanctuaries and habitats that are quite rich in their diversity of marine life. Teachers will particularly appreciate the National Marine Sanctuaries Education site as it offers up a number of instructional materials for use in the classroom, including lesson plans and video clips. Much of this material...

https://sanctuaries.noaa.gov/education/welcome.html
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