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Marine sciences -- Study and teaching

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Gulf of Maine Aquarium

The Gulf of Maine Aquarium Web site is an abundant resource on marine ecosystems. From communication strategies of marine mammals to coral reefs in Belize, the site uses descriptive text and vivid photos to explore a variety of topics related to ocean life. With each menu expanding into a number of further selections, the site is a maze of topics that allows users to navigate through a vast amount...

https://www.gmri.org/
National Aquarium in Baltimore

The Web site for the National Aquarium in Baltimore has some valuable resources for students and teachers, as well as information for those interested in visiting the museum. Several of the teachers activities can be used in classrooms that do not visit the aquarium, and the Animals section is a sizable resource of information on a number of aquatic species. A great new feature is the interactive...

https://aqua.org/
Marine Geology: Research Beneath the Sea

Another informative offering from the US Geological Survey is the Marine Geology: Research Beneath the Sea Web site. Visitors can read about the agency's Marine Geology program which "strives to increase our understanding of the geology of the lands covered by water." Topics include methods and equipment used for the research, plate tectonics, resources in the marine realm, predicting effects of...

https://www.usgs.gov/centers/pcmsc
American Museum of Natural History: Milstein Hall of Ocean Life

This Web site is the online companion to the Milstein Hall of Ocean Life at the American Museum of Natural History (AMNH). The Educational Resources section provides links to dozens of AMNH activities and articles, mainly geared toward elementary school students. Also, the online guide to the exhibit is itself a terrific educational resource. For example, the Dioramas section offers great graphics...

https://www.amnh.org/exhibitions/permanent-exhibitions/biodi...
Voyager: The Sheltering Forest

The Birch Aquarium at Scripps Institution of Oceanography offers this Web site as part of the Aquarium's online educational series, Voyager Science. Geared toward younger kids, this site introduces the kelp forest and related concepts with great photos, informative descriptions, and a few interactive activities. The Sheltering Forest focuses on the many animals that make their home in the kelp...

https://scripps.ucsd.edu/sites/scripps.ucsd.edu/files/commun...
Monterey Bay Aquarium: Live Web Cams

The Monterey Bay Aquarium Web site offers a great set of live Web cams offering views of marine life in Aquarium exhibits and the nearby ocean. The Web cams also serve as "a gateway to information about ocean habitats and conservation topics." Visitors may view live footage between 7 a.m. and 9 p.m. Pacific Time from a penguin cam, kelp cam, otter cam, Monterey Bay cam, and outer bay cam. The Web...

https://www.montereybayaquarium.org/animals/live-cams
Mote Marine Laboratory

This website presents the Mote Marine Laboratory (MML), "an independent, nonprofit research organization dedicated to excellence in marine science and education." The MML website links to information about the laboratory's various research centers including the Center for Marine Mammal and Sea Turtle Research, Center for Shark Research, Center for Eco-Toxicology, and Center for Fisheries...

https://mote.org/
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