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

Biomes of the World

This web site provides a kid-friendly overview of several different marine and fresh water habitats. There is information on organisms living within the habitat as well as special features that define the habitat.

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Basic Fish Facts

Really basic fish facts for kids.

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Ocean Link

OceanLink is dedicated to ocean education. Throughout these pages, you will find all kinds of interesting information about things like: the biggest sea animals, marine biology careers, answers to common ocean/animal questions, and much more!! This page is teacher and student-friendly.

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MARE K-4 Links

A New Jersey teacher has compiled a list of reliable, kid-friendly habitat and organism links for your students in grades K-4. Thanks for sharing, Paula!

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Image Quest Marine Images

Looking for a great image of a marine organism? From the dark abyss to the sunlit surface waters, Image Quest 3-D's picture library, PELAGICA, proactively documents and illustrates the inhabitants of the marine realm, with particular emphasis upon the intriguing planktonic communities of the open oceans and the bizarre inhabitants of the great ocean depths. These pictures are phenomenal!

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Tides and Tide Predictions

A great website for explaining how tides are predicted around the world. This site also has links to other tidal prediction websites for tidal information worldwide.

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National Marine Educator's Association

The National Marine Educators Association (NMEA) brings together those interested in the study and enjoyment of the world of water--both fresh and salt. NMEA provides a valuable focus for marine and aquatic studies world-wide. We include professionals in:
* Education
* Science
* Business
* Government
* Museums
* Aquariums
* Marine Research

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Centers for Ocean Sciences Education Excellence (COSEE)

The ten Centers for Ocean Sciences Education Excellence (COSEE) promote partnerships between research scientists and educators, disseminate best practices in ocean sciences education and promote ocean education as a charismatic, interdisciplinary vehicle for creating a more scientifically literate workforce and citizenry.

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NOAA Education Resources

NOAA's many educational activities are distributed across the agency. This site has been designed to help students, teachers, librarians and the general public access the many educational activities, publications, and booklets that have been produced.

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Careers in Oceanography, Marine Science & Marine Biology

Comprehensive listing of links to resources for students interested in careers in marine biology, oceanography, museum and aquarium work, and environmental programs.

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