Animals: Ocean and Sea Creatures
Learn more about the hundreds of creatures that live in the oceans and seas. Includes many photos and videos, audio files, and real-time images from Webcams. The animals covered include whales, jellyfish, dolphins, sea turtles, seahorses, and more. Includes links to eThemes Resources on Geography: Oceans and Animals: Sharks.
Whale Times: Seabed
This page contains links with lots of information on whales, sharks, dolphins, penguins, and more. Click on "Fishin for Facts" to learn about different marine animals.
Dive and Discover: Expeditions to the Seafloor
This site explores the sea floor and ocean life. You can pick an expedition and join a team of scientists on their adventures. Click on "Join the Current Expedition" to watch videos and slides of your choice. It also contains an educator's guide.
PBS: Secrets of the Ocean Realm
This site from PBS has lessons and activities for many different topics in marine life. Most activities are designed for grades 5-7, but can be adapted for lower grades. NOTE: This site includes ads.
Australian Museum: Fishes
Click on "Fish Movies" and then the blue icons to watch videos showing Australian fish. The site also includes photos of dissected fish.
Seahorse Park: Seahorse Multimedia Gallery: Video
Watch this Quicktime movie of a seahorse and a clip from The Little Mermaid.
Fisheye View-cam: Fisheye View Aquarium
See a live image of coral taken from underwater in Coral Gables, Florida. The image updates every 15 seconds. NOTE: This site includes sponsored links.
Shedd Aquarium: Main Page
Click on "Explore by Animals" then choose a species from the menu to learn more.
Gulf of Maine Research Institute: Online Resources
Choose from one of these sea-based topics to learn and explore the individual sites. The sites include trivia questions, crafts, photographs, and 3-D maps.
NOAA Photo Library
Scroll down and choose a category, such as whales, dolphins, seals, sea lions or walruses to view numerous photos of these animals.
Scholastic: Wild Animal Watch: Dolphins
Explore the links to learn more about dolphins. Includes a teacher's guide.
Sea World/Busch Gardens: Animals: Animal Information
This Sea World site has pictures and detailed information about marine animals. Click on "Animal Sounds Library" to hear what noises these animals make.
eThemes Resource: Animals: Sharks
This eThemes Resource is all about sharks, includes habitat, food, body, myths, and all kinds of facts about this creature. Includes interactive quizzes and live Web cams. You can even discover how the Jabber Jaw cartoon is created.
eThemes Resource: Geography: Oceans
This eThemes Resource is about the oceans and seas of the world. Topics include habitat, environment, tides, currents, temperatures, depths, etc. Also explores careers in oceanography. There are many photos and videos. Includes links to eThemes Resources on Animals: Ocean and Sea Creatures and Geography: Continents.
Request State Standards