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  • Great Lakes Division Sea Cadets new
    The Great Lakes Division Sea Cadet program provides real life experience in maritime and underwater exploration and training. With highly qualified staff aboard the Research / Training Vessel, PRIDE OF MICHIGAN and support craft, professionally led missions are conducted throughout the Great Lakes system. Each season, we produce a documentary science film which combines science, history or natural history and features those who train and staff this remarkable program. Our award winning films have achieved recognition in the industry winning both Telly and Communicator Awards. Training in all aspects of ship operation; hands on experience Drills: Man Overboard, Damage Control (collision), Fire Fighting, Training in Engineering, Helm-Ship Handling, Navigation, Communications. Harrison Twp, Michigan
    http://www.greatlakesdivision.org/
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    Category: Education and Seamanship/Marine Education
  • South Carolina Marine Educators Association new
    The South Carolina Marine Educators Association (SCMEA) is a professional association made up of classroom teachers, informal educators, scientists and others all dedicated to marine education in the state of South Carolina. SCMEA is a regional chapter of the National Marine Educators Association (NMEA), an organization that brings together those interested in the study and protection of freshwater and marine ecosystems. South Carolina
    http://www.scmarineed.org/
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    Category: Regional/United States - States/California/Environment
  • Aquatic Network
    The Aquatic Network covers a wide range of aquatic subjects, including aquaculture, aquariums, boating, commercial fisheries, conservation, education, recreational fishing, limnology, maritime and merchant marine, maritime heritage, ocean engineering, oceanography, seafood, and the water industry. The Aquatic Network includes databases, news, articles, employment opportunities, publications, images, sounds, videos, products and services, and more. Find the information you need. News, photos, videos, resources, events, organizations and more. Contribute and share your knowledge. The Aquatic Network is an information service for the aquatic world. Our website provides information on a wide range of aquatic topics, some serious and some more light-hearted. At our core is a passion for the aquatic world and a desire to promote sustainable commerce and preserve our planet's aquatic resources. Charlestown, Rhode Island
    http://www.aquanet.com/
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  • Aquatic Research Interactive
    A distance learning corporation based in East Chicago that broadcasts live, interactive video-teleconferencing programs to grades K-12 classes nationwide. Subjects include math, physics, geometry, biology, history and aquatic sciences.
    http://www.arii.org/
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  • Bridge Ocean Education Teacher Resource Center
    Ocean Sciences Education Teacher Resource Center - where teachers will find a selection of the best online resources for marine science education. An ocean of free teacher-approved marine education resources. The Bridge is a growing collection of the best marine education resources available on-line. It provides educators with a convenient source of accurate and useful information on global, national, and regional marine science topics, and gives researchers a contact point for educational outreach.
    http://www.vims.edu/bridge/
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  • Cousteau Society
    Founded in 1973 by Captain Jacques-Yves Cousteau, the Society has more than 50,000 members worldwide. Under the leadership of President Francine Cousteau, the Society continues the unique explorations and observations of ecosystems throughout the world that have helped millions of people understand and appreciate the fragility of life on our Water Planet. Half a century of protecting water systems has expanded to embrace a wide variety of programs to encourage communities to achieve sustainable harmony with Nature as the Cousteau Label program. Headquartered in Hampton, Virginia, membership-supported, not-for-profit environmental education organization, the Society is dedicated to the protection and improvement of the quality of life for present and future generations.
    http://www.cousteau.org/
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  • Dive and Discover : Oceanographic Tools
    Expeditions to the Seafloor - an interactive distance learning Web site designed to immerse you in the excitement of discovery and exploration of the deep seafloor. Dive and Discover brings you right on board a series of research cruises around the globe, and gives you access to the latest oceanographic and deep submergence research as it happens! Dive and Discover immerses you in the excitement of ocean exploration. Through daily stories, photos, and videos, our website brings you on board research expeditions that use deep-sea tools and vehicles, allowing you to become part of teams of researchers making new discoveries. With Dive and Discover, your students are at the frontline of scientific inquiry as they join scientists—geologists, chemists and biologists—who are exploring the seafloor and making amazing new deep-sea discoveries. Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, Woods Hole, Massachusetts
    http://www.divediscover.whoi.edu/
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  • Education : Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
    The future of human knowledge about the ocean rests in a motivated graduate student or post-doctoral researcher, a curious undergraduate, or a bright young high school student. WHOI is helping shape this future by offering a wide range of programs and opportunities for students and young scientists at all stages of their development. WHOI is the world's leading non-profit oceanographic research organization. Our mission is to explore and understand the ocean and to educate scientists, students, decision-makers, and the public. Woods Hole, Massachusetts
    http://www.whoi.edu/main/education
    (Added: Fri Dec 19 2014) - Report this link as bad!
  • Education Pages
    Oceanography & Earth Sciences from NASA's JPL Physical Oceanography DAAC - California Institute of Technology
    http://www.jpl.nasa.gov/education/
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  • Education World ®
    Lesson Planning - Celebrate the Year of the Ocean - activities for students to practice their math, geography, science, and language skills while learning about the world's oceans!
    http://www.education-world.com/a_lesson/lesson060.shtml
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  • Experiencing Marine Reserves
    EMR is a national programme of experiential learning about marine conservation. EMR's independence, professional delivery, marine reserves focus and provision of a range of learning styles make it unique within New Zealand. Since its introduction in Northland in 2002, EMR has expanded to 8 regions with a team of 16 coordinators nationwide. The aim of EMR is to raise awareness, understanding and involvement in marine conservation through provision of dynamic experiential environmental education opportunities. Since 2002, we have given over 25,000 school children a guided snorkelling experience within a marine reserve.
    http://www.emr.org.nz/
    (Added: Sat Nov 14 2015) - Report this link as bad!
  • Fish FAQs
    A Bouillabaisse of Fascinating Facts About Fish, from the NMFS Northeast Fisheries Science Center. The National Marine Fisheries Service (Now NOAA Fisheries Service) annually answers thousands of questions about the oceans and the life that thrives within them. On the basis of a canvass of experienced marine scientists in the Fisheries Service done in 1973, more than a hundred questions have been chosen as most representative. These are the Most Frequently Asked Questions containing some fascinating facts about fish.
    http://www.nefsc.noaa.gov/faq/
    (Added: Thu Jan 02 2003) - Report this link as bad!
  • Flanders Marine Institute
    The Flanders Marine Institute (VLIZ) is a centre for marine and coastal research. As a partner in various projects and networks it promotes and supports the international image of Flemish marine scientific research and international marine education. In its capacity as a coordination and information platform, the Flanders Marine Institute (VLIZ) supports some thousand marine scientists in Flanders by disseminating their knowledge to policymakers, educators, the general public and scientists. Ostend, Belgium
    http://www.vliz.be/
    (Added: Fri Jan 31 2014) - Report this link as bad!
  • FLMNH Ichthyology Homepage
    Florida Museum of Natural History Ichthyology Department homepage. This page contains educational sections about the biology, ecology and conservation of fishes and sharks. A rich photo gallery features the work of world-renowned underwater photographers. Host for International Shark Attack File (ISAF), International Union for the Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources (IUCN) Shark Specialist Group and the Southeastern Fishes Council.
    http://www.flmnh.ufl.edu/fish/
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  • Hawai'i Coral Reef Network
    Explore the Marine Protected Areas of Hawai'i in the Coral Reefs area of the website. The mission of the Hawai'i Coral Reef Network is to foster education and research on coral reefs by facilitating communication among the environmental, scientific, governmental, and public communities and to enhance the conservation of coral reefs through stewardship. The Hawai'i Coral Reef Network is a grass-roots organization of numerous individuals from a variety of state and non-governmental agencies concerned with the conservation of our precious coral reef resources.
    http://www.coralreefnetwork.com/
    (Added: Thu Jan 02 2003) - Report this link as bad!
  • Horizon Magic Porthole
    Magic Porthole takes you into the fascinating and fragile world of coral reefs with online and offline multimedia and multifaceted experiences. Explore virtual reefs with reef creatures as guides. Enjoy playing games and winning prizes as you make discoveries about the lives of frogfish, cleaning gobies, turtles, seahorses, sharks, and many of the myriad other reef creatures. Join Environment Achievement Contests - Your efforts to help save coral reefs may win you a prize as well as a chance to encourage others through your example. Deepen your knowledge with exciting resources. Magic Porthole invites you to share your ideas with us. Created for the Science on a Sphere highlights NOAA's activities in coral reef science.
    http://www.magicporthole.org/
    (Added: Wed Feb 10 2010) - Report this link as bad!
  • Lost City Expedition
    Please join us on our expedition aboard the research vessel Atlantis to the Lost City Hydrothermal Field on the Mid-Atlantic Ridge. Using the submersible Alvin, and remotely operated vehicle ABE, we will explore in detail for the first time the Lost City vent field, which was discovered in December 2000. During this voyage, we will share with you deep-sea imagery and the new discoveries we make as we revisit this remarkable place where "forests" of limestone chimneys tower 180 feet above the seafloor.
    http://www.lostcity.washington.edu/
    (Added: Thu May 08 2003) - Report this link as bad!
  • Louisiana Universities Marine Consortium
    The Louisiana Universities Marine Consortium (LUMCON) was formed in 1979 to increase society's awareness of the environmental, economic and cultural value of Louisiana's coastal and marine environments by conducting research and education programs directly relevant to Louisiana’s needs in marine science and coastal resources and serving as a facility for all Louisiana schools with interest in marine research and education. Chauvin, Louisiana
    http://www.lumcon.edu/
    (Added: Sat Jan 28 2012) - Report this link as bad!
  • Making Waves
    A multimedia outreach project designed to help you bring science and math to life in your middle school classroom by unlocking the mysteries of the oceans!
    http://waves.marine.usf.edu/mwhome.htm
    (Added: Thu Jan 02 2003) - Report this link as bad!
  • Marine Advanced Technology Education (MATE) Center
    The mission of the Marine Advanced Technology Education (MATE) Center is to provide the marine technical workforce with appropriately educated workers and to use marine technology to create interest in and improve STEM education. The Marine Advanced Technology Education (MATE) Center is a national partnership of organizations working to improve marine technical education and in this way help to prepare America's future workforce for ocean occupations. Headquartered at Monterey Peninsula College (MPC) in Monterey, California, the MATE Center has been funded as a National Science Foundation (NSF) Advanced Technological Education (ATE) Center of Excellence since 1997.
    http://www.marinetech.org/
    (Added: Thu Jan 02 2003) - Report this link as bad!
  • Marine Biology Research Camp
    The Marine Biology Research Camp is hosted by The Roatan Institute for Marine Sciences (RIMS) in Roatan, Honduras. The program is geared toward 12 to 17 year old students who want to learn about marine mammals, fish, coral reef biology and reef conservation first hand and in the water. Along with the dolphin activities, the students will participate in studies including reef conservation, fish population and dolphin behavior. Students will scuba dive and snorkel daily. Scuba classes will be available for those students that are not certified. One of the most anticipated and exciting parts of the Marine Biology Research Camp are the dolphin encounters. Our students will interact with the dolphins at Anthony's Key Resort everyday. Students participate in training sessions, snorkels, anatomy sessions and so much more! Roatan, Honduras
    http://www.dolphinencounter.com/
    (Added: Sat Nov 19 2016) - Report this link as bad!
  • Marine Resources Development Foundation
    Our goal is to help improve the quality of life on earth through education and the responsible use of marine resources for food, fresh water, energy, minerals, and medicine. MRDF has created innovative and stimulating educational programs and research projects that enrich our appreciation of the marine environment and advance our ability to work more productively in harmony with the world around us.
    http://www.mrdf.org/
    (Added: Tue Nov 18 2003) - Report this link as bad!
  • Maritime Education Standards Council
    An organization of maritime education schools with the goal of ensuring the highest quality maritime education to recreational and professional mariners. MESC was formed by a group of maritime education schools with the goal of ensuring the highest quality maritime education to recreational and professional mariners. By forming a coalition of schools, we are able to safeguard the education standards and provide the students who utilize a MESC school with the highest possible level of training that meets all USCG guidelines.
    http://www.mesc.us/
    (Added: Thu Jan 19 2017) - Report this link as bad!
  • Meer Home Page
    Marine and Environmental Education and Research Inc - Educational Resources Online - Seas and Oceans, Marine Biology, Coral Reef Maps and more.
    http://www.meer.org/
    (Added: Thu Jan 02 2003) - Report this link as bad!
  • Mr. and Mrs. Fish!
    Costuming themselves as a variety of sea creatures, Mr. & Mrs. Fish humorously act out life as it is in the sea
    http://www.mrandmrsfish.com/
    (Added: Thu Jan 02 2003) - Report this link as bad!
  • National Marine Educators Association (NMEA)
    National Marine Educators Association (NMEA) is a dedicated, influential member-based organization of classroom teachers, informal educators, university professors, scientists, and more from around the world working together to advance the understanding and protection of our freshwater and marine ecosystems. From scientists working in the deep sea to students studying underwater archeology in the Great Lakes, NMEA members are dedicated to making known the world of water, both fresh and salt. NMEA is a national organization powered by 17 individual, regional chapters who provide the on-the-ground efforts that support and promote national initiatives in education and conservation such as Ocean Literacy.
    http://www.marine-ed.org/
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  • National Oceanographic Partnership Program (NOPP)
    The National Oceanographic Partnership Program (NOPP) is an innovative collaboration of federal agencies that support ocean research partnerships among academia, government, industry, and non-governmental organizations. These sectors pursue ocean-related scientific and technical information on some of the nation’s most pressing issues. NOPP investments encompass numerous areas, including oceanographic research and exploration, technology development, resource management, and ocean education; these focus areas have led to community advances in oceanography and impacts on society.
    http://www.nopp.org/
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  • National Sea Grant Office
    Sea Grant's mission is to enhance the practical use and conservation of coastal, marine and Great Lakes resources in order to create a sustainable economy and environment. Environmental stewardship, long-term economic development and responsible use of America’s coastal, ocean and Great Lakes resources are at the heart of Sea Grant’s mission. A network of 33 Sea Grant programs in the coastal US States and territories carries out this mission through research, extension and education activities.
    http://seagrant.noaa.gov/
    (Added: Thu Jan 02 2003) - Report this link as bad!
  • Naval Engineering Education Center (NEEC)
    The Naval Engineering Education Center (NEEC) is an educational organization for the development of talented engineers who will become leaders of the Navy’s acquisition workforce. It is our goal to provide an unparalleled experience in terms of student, educator, professional, private, industrial and military cooperation. Students in the NEEC will participate in ongoing project teams that will be chosen both to train the students and show them multidisciplinary problems in current Naval systems engineering. The students are partnered with trained professionals in the military and private sector to guide them through their projects and offer insight to post-education opportunities. The NEEC is composed of the U.S. Navy, The American Society of Naval Engineers (ASNE), The Society of Naval Architects & Marine Engineers and 15 institutions of higher education all of which are based in the U.S.A.The NEEC leverages this collection of partnerships to share knowledge and resources in addition to creating a consistent learning experience regardless of where you obtain your Naval Engineering education. Cambridge, Massachusetts
    http://neec.mit.edu/
    (Added: Wed Dec 17 2014) - Report this link as bad!
  • NOAA Education Resources
    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. Topics include Oceans & Coasts, Climate, Weather and Atmosphere, Marine Life, Freshwater, and Special Topics. Education resources are distributed across many websites and program offices at NOAA and on NOAA partner websites. This portal is designed to assist educators in accessing these materials from one centralized interface. The content here is a sampling of NOAA's education resources and more can be found at each linked location.
    http://www.education.noaa.gov/
    (Added: Thu Jan 02 2003) - Report this link as bad!
  • NOAA Ocean Explorer
    An educational offering for all who wish to learn about, discover, & virtually explore the ocean realm. Public access to current information on a series of NOAA scientific & educational explorations & activities in the marine environment. The NOAA Office of Ocean Exploration and Research provides a variety of learning and teaching tools designed to engage broad audiences and enhance America’s environmental literacy through the excitement of ocean discovery.
    http://oceanexplorer.noaa.gov/
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  • NOAA Teacher at Sea Program
    The mission of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's (NOAA) Teacher at Sea Program is to provide teachers hands-on, real-world research experience working at sea with world-renowned NOAA scientists, thereby giving them unique insight into oceanic and atmospheric research crucial to the nation. The program provides a unique opportunity for kindergarten through college-level teachers to sail aboard NOAA research ships to work under the tutelage of scientists and crew. Since its inception in 1990, NOAA's Teacher at Sea Program has enabled nearly 700 teachers to gain first-hand experience of science and life at sea. By participating in this program, teachers profoundly enrich their classroom curricula, enhance their approaches to teaching science, and engage their local community with knowledge that can only be gained by living and working side-by-side, day and night, with scientists who contribute to the world's oceanic and atmospheric scientific research.
    http://teacheratsea.noaa.gov/
    (Added: Thu Jan 22 2015) - Report this link as bad!
  • NOAA Tides & Currents
    The Center for Operational Oceanographic Products and Services (CO-OPS) and its predecessors have gathered oceanographic data along our nation's coasts for over 200 years to protect life, property, and the environment. Serving both the public and other government agencies, CO-OPS is the authoritative source for accurate, reliable, and timely water-level and current measurements that support safe and efficient maritime commerce, sound coastal management, and recreation. The combined efforts, knowledge, and experience of CO-OPS's technicians, scientists, and engineers working to carry out a central mission has led to the development of a reliable center of expertise for coastal physical oceanography. Tides & Currents Education: What causes tides, how they predict tides, and how they measure water level.
    http://co-ops.nos.noaa.gov/
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  • OAR On-Line
    This site is a joint effort of NOAA's Office of Oceanic and Atmospheric Research (OAR) and the College of Education at the University of South Alabama - geared to middle school science students and teachers
    http://www.oar.noaa.gov/k12/
    (Added: Thu Jan 02 2003) - Report this link as bad!
  • Ocean First Education
    We are Ocean First Education, passionate educators, scientists, divers, and explorers, seeking to guide users to a greater understanding and appreciation of ocean science and conservation. Through in-depth, multi-disciplinary instruction, we take our students to the intersection of fascination and education, creating a deep connection with the ocean's vital marine ecology. Ocean First Education courses provide dynamic, interactive experiences, engaging content on relevant issues, and connections to your everyday life. Whether you’d prefer to wade through the Explorer Series or swim into a full course, we offer a variety of learning opportunities to meet the needs of K-12 students. Through education and awareness, we can all become stewards of the sea. Boulder, Colorado
    https://oceanfirsteducation.com/
    (Added: Sat Nov 05 2016) - Report this link as bad!
  • Ocean Institute
    The Ocean Institute has become nationally known for its hands-on marine science, environmental and ocean education and maritime history programs. More than 115,000 K-12 students and 8,000 teachers annually participate in the Institute's 61 award-winning, immersion style programs. To learn about ocean facts, sea creatures, oceanography, science, and California history, students voyage onto the ocean, study in labs and live aboard tall ships or in the chaparral, where they can feel and taste the salty sea spray, sort through live specimens, observe migrating whales on our Dana Point whale watch cruises, collect scientific data and investigate the culture and world around them. Dana Point, California
    http://www.ocean-institute.org/
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  • Ocean Networks Canada
    Ocean Networks Canada operates the world-leading NEPTUNE and VENUS ocean observatories for the advancement of science and the benefit of Canada. These observatories collect data on physical, chemical, biological, and geological aspects of the ocean over long time periods, supporting research on complex Earth processes in ways not previously possible. The NEPTUNE regional observatory and VENUS coastal observatory provide unique scientific and technical capabilities that permit researchers to operate instruments remotely and receive data at their home laboratories anywhere on the globe in real time. The Education and Public Engagement team works to develop educational resources about ocean science for students, educators, and the public. The video, images, sound, and oceanographic data collected by Ocean Networks Canada are valuable learning tools that can be used for classroom activities and labs at the primary, secondary, and post-secondary levels. University of Victoria, Victoria, BC Canada
    http://www.oceannetworks.ca/
    (Added: Thu Jan 02 2014) - Report this link as bad!
  • Reef Environmental Education Foundation
    Protecting Marine Life Through Education, Research, & Involvement. The Reef Environmental Education Foundation is a grass-roots organization that seeks to conserve marine ecosystems by educating, enlisting and enabling divers and other marine enthusiasts to become active ocean stewards and citizen scientists. REEF was founded in 1990, out of growing concern about the health of the marine environment, and the desire to provide the SCUBA diving community a way to contribute to the understanding and protection of marine populations. REEF achieves this goal primarily through its volunteer fish monitoring program, the REEF Fish Survey Project. Key Largo, Florida
    http://www.reef.org/
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  • Sea and Sky
    Explore the Oceans Below and the Universe Above. Sea and Sky is your one-stop source for all things related to the oceans, aquariums, astronomy, and space exploration; features extensive information, news, images, games, and much more.
    http://www.seasky.org/
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  • SEA Semester
    Study Abroad with SEA Semester: Ocean Science & Sailing Program - Nautical, Maritime, & Oceanography Studies. SEA offers college level semester at sea, high school, and teacher programs focusing on oceanography, maritime studies, marine biology, sailing tall ships, and the environmental study of oceans. Sea Education Association is an internationally recognized leader in undergraduate ocean education. For 40 years and more than one million nautical miles, we have educated students about the world's oceans through our fully accredited study abroad program, SEA Semester. SEA is based on Cape Cod in the oceanographic research community of Woods Hole, Massachusetts.
    http://www.sea.edu/
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  • SEA-GEAR
    Reliability has made the name SEA-GEAR a worldwide symbol of quality and integrity, servicing thousands of customers with a wide variety of marine biological, aquaculture and oceanographic products. Products include: Plankton Nets, Neuston Nets, Neuston Frames & Accessories, Kick Nets, Student Nets, Bongo Frames (MARMAP), Twin Rings, Mesocosms, Components & Accessories, Specialty Nets & Trawls. Melbourne, Florida
    http://www.sea-gear.net/
    (Added: Fri Jan 16 2015) - Report this link as bad!
  • Seacamp
    Seacamp is a non-profit, marine science education facility located on Big Pine Key in the tropical Florida Keys adjacent to Looe Key and Florida's fragile coral reefs. Founded in 1966, Seacamp offers marine science education and summer camp experiences including SCUBA, sailing, board sailing, and arts & crafts to students from 12-17 years of age. Seacamp is the result of a cooperative effort of parents, scientists, businessmen, camp leaders and others dedicated to the education of youth in marine science. Big Pine Key, Florida
    http://www.seacamp.org/
    (Added: Fri Feb 01 2013) - Report this link as bad!
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