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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 Biology: The Living Oceans

Marine biology is the latest topic from the American Museum of Natural History's OLogy Web site, which offers younger kids a fun, interactive way to explore different "-ologies" and meet the researchers who study them. The module for Marine Biology: The Living Oceans provides loads of colorful and engaging features focused on ocean ecosystems, marine biodiversity, and related topics. The Web site...

https://www.amnh.org/explore/ology/marine-biology
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
MarineBio

MarineBio serves the marine biology research community with a number of online resources. Visitors are invited to "find out about new species, get involved in ocean conservation, explore dynamic research or marine life news" and to generally take part in MarineBio's "evolving tribute to all ocean life." MarineBio offers a number of message boards for keeping up-to-date with developments in the...

https://marinebio.org/
UCSD-Sripps Institution of Oceanography Library: Diving Under Antarctic Ice

If you can pull yourself away from the innovative and interactive underwater image on the homepage of this UCSD-Scripps Institution of Oceanography Library website, you will discover that many fascinating creatures dwell beneath Antarctic Ice. The high-quality photos and interesting information offered by this website are the products of three Antarctic scuba diving and field expeditions led by...

http://scilib.ucsd.edu/sio/nsf/
Ghent University: Marine Biology Section

This website features Ghent University's Marine Biology Section. The Section's homepage links to information on research, publications, section staff, and more. Involved in marine ecosystem research since the 1970s, some of the Marine Biology Section's current interests include: Atlantic Ocean Deep-sea Areas, Biology of the Antartic Meiobenthos, Ecology of Tropical Estuaries and Lagoons,...

https://www.marinebiology.ugent.be/
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/
Marine Biological Laboratory

In 1888, the Marine Biological Laboratory (MBL) was started in Woods Hole, and since then it has served as a place for world-class biologists and ecologists to gather and work together. Their ambitions are very broad and admirable, and visitors should start by reading through the introduction in the "About MBL" section before looking around further. Most visitors will then want to go to the...

https://www.mbl.edu/
Teachers' Place: Monterey Bay Aquarium

The Monterey Bay Aquarium has long had an ambitious outreach mission. As a result, its Teachers' Place is a fine resource for educators around the world. On the homepage, visitors will find sections such as Teacher Programs, Field Trips, and Classroom Resources. In the Classroom Resources area, visitors can take advantage of lesson plans and interactive media features that include Rocky Shore,...

https://www.montereybayaquarium.org/for-educators
Bridge Ocean Education Teacher Resource Center

Appropriately enough, the Bridge Ocean website is billed as "an ocean of teacher-approved marine education resources." It's the result of a great collaboration between the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and the Virginia Sea Grant Marine Advisory Program. Offered on its homepage are a range of lesson plans, professional development opportunities, and an assortment of Ocean...

http://web.vims.edu/bridge/?svr=www
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