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Ocean Exploration Discuss this eTheme.

These sites provide information about ocean exploration. Learn about animals, plants, and habitats present in the ocean, things to do when visiting the ocean, ocean jobs, and ocean pollution. Includes photos, videos, lesson plans, and games. There are also links to eThemes resources on various themes on oceans and sea animals.


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Explore this site to learn more about the ocean. Topics include what you can do when visit the ocean, where you can learn about the ocean, and how you can help the ocean.
This page provides games, printable coloring pages, and photographs that go along with an ocean theme.
Experience ocean explorations through video clips, journals, and podcasts. Includes lesson plans for various explorations.
Learn about animals that live in the deep sea and produce their own light.
Learn about different marine careers. Find out what they are and the job responsibilities. Includes interviews from people working in each field and slide shows.
Explore the ocean through literature. NOTE: This site has links that lead to external websites.
Teachers can find ideas for teaching about the ocean and its role. Resources are available for different grade levels.
Click on a picture to explore aquarium animals and online exhibits. Watch video clips and learn about their features, habitats, and more. You can also watch a mission to the deep sea video.
This site provides information about causes of water pollution and how to prevent it.
Learn about coral reefs, why they are important, and what is being done to protect them.
Learn about what causes of ocean pollution are.
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.
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.
These websites are about starfish, or sea stars. There are lots of facts, pictures, and craft activities. You can watch a video of starfish moving across the ocean floor, learn songs about starfish, make a model of a starfish, and more. Included is an eThemes resource on Ocean animals.
On these sites you can read about the behavior, appearance, and distribution of dolphins. Learn the differences between dolphins and porpoises, and find out about some of the threats to dolphin survival. There are facts, videos, audio files, pictures, printouts, and classroom activities. Included are eThemes resources about bottlenose dolphins, whales, mammals, and the ocean.
These sites are about whales. Learn about the characteristics, behavior, and classification of whales. Topics include the habitat, life cycle, communication methods, and migration. There are videos, photographs, and sound files. Several hands-on activities and online games and quizzes are included. eThemes Resources on beluga whales, endangered species, and ocean animals are linked.
These websites are about beluga whales. Learn all about these aquatic mammals, what they look like, where they live, how they communicate, and more. There are fun facts, interactives, videos, audio files, and many photographs.
These sites provide information about green sea turtles, the largest sea turtle in the Cheloniidae family. Learn about their habitat, behavior, life cycle, distribution, and causes of endangerment. Includes interactive maps of sea turtles distribution and lesson plans. There is also a link to eThemes Resource on sea turtles.
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.
These sites include information on the topography of the ocean floor and life in the ocean. Sea floor spreading, plate tectonics, and underwater volcanic activity are topics found on several of the sites. Many sites have photographs, maps, and videos. Included are two eThemes resource sites for younger grades, one on the geography of the ocean and the other on creatures of the ocean.

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