A program of the Lawrence Hall of Science that seeks to increase ocean literacy through informal and formal education initiatives
Marine Activities, Resources & Education

WHOI Top Stories

The Recipe for Harmful Algal Blooms

Many ingredients mix in the ocean to make toxic shellfish

The Unseen World on Coral Reefs

What Microbes Can Tell Us About Reef Ecosystem Health

Sharks Take ‘Tunnels’ into the Depths

Spiraling eddies offer conduits to food in the ocean twilight zone

Hearing Tests on Wild Whales

Belugas have more sensitive hearing than previously thought

Staying Ahead of the Storm

WHOI Technology Provides Key Data on Hurricane Florence

Teaching Resources

MARE offers a large selection of print materials and a continuously growing web-based directory of books, posters, media, manipulatives, guest speakers, field trip ideas, and tips to assist teachers, parents, and administrators in the successful implementation of the MARE In Schools program.

Check out your habitat’s resource page, your one-stop web source for habitat content, Ocean Immersion planning, and sharing what works. Dive deep into content specific to your habitat. Need to find the right book or perfect Ocean Immersion kick-off assembly idea? Use our easy search to locate books, videos, posters, field trip ideas, guest speakers, and more.

Know any local ocean resources that should be included in our database? Contact us and let us know.

Looking for funding to bring an Ocean Immersion to your school? Learn more about grant projects for science education.