Geography: Ocean: Fishing and Oil Drilling
These sites are about oil drilling, aquaculture, and fishing. Includes activities, lesson plans, and photographs. There are links to eThemes Resources on oceans and ocean animals.
NOAA: Kids Page
This site includes fact sheets of various ocean animals and environments. Includes suggestions for protecting ocean resources.
Move the mouse over "Oceana Interactive" to learn more about the oceans. Also introduces ocean threats, fun facts, and rare creatures.
Treasures at Sea
Explore this site for fun facts and activities about various treasures at seas.
EIA Energy Kids
This kids site has a lot of information about oil drilling. Read articles, view photographs, and learn about oil and gas platforms and the people involved in the drilling.
ThinkQuest: Ocean: Past, Present and Future
This student-created site has information about problems facing oceans as well as information about ocean legends, including mermaids. "The Future" explores ideas for tapping the ocean's resources. NOTE: The reading level is for older students.
Read about three different ways that the ocean's energy can be tapped for power that can be used by consumers.
ThinkQuest:Great Ocean: Fishing
This student-created site discusses ocean fishing, including the uses of fishes, fishing methods, and problems in the fishing industry.
Discovery: Understanding Oceans
Follow the instructions for an experiment that focuses on ocean currents.
Enchanted Learning: All about Oceans
Explore the ocean world. Learn about ocean energy and living resources and make some ocean crafts. There are many printouts and illustrations.
Fact Monster: Importance of the Ocean
This article is about the importance of the ocean.
How Stuff Works: Oil Drilling
This article explains the process of oil drilling and includes excellent illustrations. NOTE: The site has links to ads.
Adventures in Energy
Choose an oil topic by clicking on the icons. Each topic has several pages. NOTE: A few of the sections are under construction.
Cool Kid's Fishing
Explore this site for kids and read about ocean life.
NOAA Photo Library
View images from this collection of historic fish illustrations.
This article highlights the dangers of too much fishing and fishing with high-tech devices.
eThemes: Animals: Ocean and Sea Creatures
Learn 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.
eThemes: Geography: Oceans
These sites are about the oceans of the world. Topics include habitats, tides, currents, temperatures, depths, and more. There are many photos and videos. Includes links to eThemes Resources on ocean animals and continents.
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