Jan Brett's Homepage Grades Various
Find seashell bookmarks, coloring pages and instructions for making a sailor's bracelet.
Check out the http://www.janbrett.com/piggybacks/piggybacks_comet.htm Piggy Back section for Comet's Nine.
Whales & Ocean Life Grade 3
In cooperative groups, students will learn facts about various species of whales (humpback, gray, killer, etc.)
**DON'T FORGET...SOME OF THE WEB SITES ALSO CONTAIN LESSON PLANS**
Acoustic Thermometry of Ocean Climate
This site contains information of the goals to gather information about temperatures in the ocean in order to verify existing climate models, and to assess the potential effects of low frequency sound transmissions on marine mammals and sea turtles.
Information Service for the Aquatic World. Subject areas covered include aquaculture, conservation, fisheries, limnology, marine science and oceanography, maritime heritage, ocean engineering, and seafood.
Consortium for Oceanographic Activities for Students and Teachers
A working collaborative designed to effectively deliver oceanographic and coastal processes education to pre- and inservice teachers from K-12.
International Arctic Buoy Programme (IABP)
Polar Science Center-Applied Physics Laboratory-University of Washington
The IABP maintains a network of automatic data buoys in the Arctic Basin which monitor synoptic-scale fields of pressure, temperature, and ice motion to support real-time operations and meteorological and oceanographic research.
International Year of the Ocean (1998)
Even though 1998 was the International Year of the Ocean, this is an incredible site! It contains an unlimited amount of resources and information.Be sure to check out the Kids'& Teachers' Corner!
IRI/LDEO Climate Data Library
The IRI/LDEO Climate Data Library contains a wide variety of earth science data, primarily oceanographic and atmospheric datasets.
The Maury Project
The Maury Project is the American Meteorological Society's comprehensive national program of teacher enhancement based on studies of the physical foundations of oceanography. Major components of the program include: (a) the development of a cadre of master oceanographic education resource teachers who provide peer training opportunities for their colleagues throughout the country, and (b) the dissemination and implementation of scientifically accurate and pedagogically sound instructional resource materials directed towards teachers.
Here you will find a great resource of links and more links!
The Ocean Information Center is a great source of information and links!
A Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition. Find out where the exhibition will be and the lesson plans and activities that go along with it.
This site contains an introduction to water, seawater, and ocean circulation and dynamics. Great for older students!
Physical Oceanography From Space
Describes how satellites measure oceanographic parameters such as sea surface height and temperature, and how these measurements are used by NASA scientists.
A multimedia project designed to raise awareness of the world ocean and the life within it.
Check out SeaWorld's home page for ideas!
Turning the Tide on Trash
A Learning Guide on Marine Debris
Undersea & Oversee
Learn what students discovered when they visited the Atlantic Ocean and investigated its ecosystem. You can also find resources in answering some of the basic questions of the ocean. (Why is the ocean salty?)
Virtual Marine Education Center
Here students and teachers can find information and on-line resources for learning about the marine environment.
WhaleNet - Teacher Resources
It has information on professional development, lesson plans, and web sites.
WhaleTimes will take you on an adventure to the ocean. Do you like seals, sharks, penguins and whales? Then you're going to love WhaleTimes. Find out how your favorite animals survive in the sea. What they eat, where they live and much more.
101 Questions About the Seashore
by Sy Barlowe
A 3-D Look at Oceans
by Keith Faulkner, Rober Morton (Illustrator)
Across the Big Blue Sea: An Ocean Wildlife Book
by Jakki Wook
A Drop of Water : A Book of Science and Wonder
by Walter Wick
Animals of the Oceans (Animals by Habitat)
by Stephen Savage
Arctic Whales and Whaling (Arctic World Series)
by Bobbie Kalman, Ken Faris
As Big As a Whale
by Melvin Berger
At the Seashore
by Pamela Hickman
At the Seashore: Pacific Edition
by Pamela Hickman
Atlantic and Gulf Coasts (Audubon Society Nature Guides)
by Stephen H. Amos, William H. Amos
The Atlantic Ocean (New True Books)
by Susan Heinrichs
by Linda Lingemann
Beneath the Oceans (Worldwise)
by Penny Clarke, Carolyn Scrace (Illustrator)
By the Seashore
by Maurice Pledger
Comet's Nine Lives
by Jan Brett
Coral Reef (Look Closer)
by Jane Burton (Photographer), Barbara Taylor
Coral Reef (Watch it Grow)
by Kate Scarborough, Michael Woods (Illustrator)
The Coral Reef Coloring Book
by Katherine S. Orr
Crafts for Kids Who Are Wild About Oceans
by Kathy Ross
Experimenting With Water (Venture Books)
by Robert Gardner
Exploring the Oceans: Science Activities for Kids
by Anthony D. Fredericks, Shawn Berlute-Shea
by Miranda MacQuitty, Frank Greenaway (Photographer)
Fountains of Life: The Story of Deep-Sea Vents (First Book)
by Elizabeth Tayntor Gowell
Great Barrier Reef (Wonders of the World)
by Martin J. Gutnik, Natalie Browne-Gutnik
How to Be an Ocean Scientist in Your Own Home
by Seymour Simon, David A. Carter (Illustrator)
Hudson River: An Adventure from the Mountains to the Sea
by Peter Lourie
Learning About Shells
by Sy Barlowe, Richard Bonson
The Magic School Bus on the Ocean Floor
by Joanna Cole
by Seymour Simon
Oceans (Interfact) CD
by Lucy Baker, Francis Mosley (Illustrator)
Oceans (Make It Work Geography)
by Andrew Haslam, Barbara Taylo
The Rainbow Fish
by Marcus Pfister
Rainbow Fish and the Big Blue Whale
by Marcu Pfister
Rainbow Fish to the Rescue
by Marcu Pfister
Seas and Oceans (Unsborne Understanding Geography)
by Felicity Brooks, Peter Dennis, Chris Lyon
Seaweed Book: How to Find and Have Fun With Seaweed
by Rose Treat
The Shell Book
by Barbara Hirsch Lember
Under the Sea in 3-D (with 3-D Glasses)
by Rick Sammon, Susan Sammon
Usborne Book of Ocean Facts
by B. Gibbs, Anita Ganeri
by Deborah Seed