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Students Discover Just How Big These Giants of the Ocean Are
Parts and Sizes of Waves
Make Your Own Waves
Why People Live Near Coasts
How People Affect Ocean Animals and Plants
Deep Sea Ecosystems
Create a Marine Protected Area
The Importance of Sharks: You Do The Math!
Location, Location: Coastal Living
Coral Reefs: Ecosystems Full of Life
Save the Plankton, Breathe Freely
Coral Reef Fish Survey Simulation
Bioluminescence: Living Light
Size Me Up—to a Blue Whale!
Earth's Water Cycle
The Mayflower's Atlantic Crossing
People and Whales: A History
Plankton Migration/Haiku Creation
Mapping Ocean Currents
Mapping Blue Whale Migration
Protect the Blue: Marine Protected Areas
The Ocean and Weather: El Niño and La Niña
The Mariana Trench: Earth's Deepest Place
Animal Adaptations in the Ocean
Ocean Habitats and Animal Adaptations
Real-World Uses of Ocean Maps
Hydrothermal Vent Chemistry and Life
Resources in the Deep Sea
Protecting the Mariana Trench
Our Interconnected Ocean
The Geography of Ocean Currents
Ocean Expeditions and Maps
The Benefits of Studying Ocean Currents
Go to our marine ecology unit to find project-based learning resources you can use to teach students about marine ecology, human impacts on the ocean, and ocean conservation.
Use these illustrations with students in Grades 3-5 to explore various marine ecosystems.
Use these illustrations with students in Grades 9-12 to explore various marine ecosystems.
Did you know that 98% of the ocean remains unexplored? Dive into unknown depths with this GeoStory.
Be at the forefront of exploration and travel around the globe alongside history's favorite explorers with this GeoStory.
Build your ocean in this fun game! Players learn about the world ocean, marine organisms, and predator-prey relationships.
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Raise public awareness about ocean conservation in your community by hosting a workshop.
Download this free, reader-friendly guide for teaching about the critical environmental topic of the ocean.
Want to inspire your students to save the ocean? Here's how! Check out this helpful guide, developed by our friends at Blue Frontier.
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Find out what National Geographic offers to support ocean conservation.
Dive into ocean issues with this blog from National Geographic's Ocean Initiative.
See how students from around the world connect to the ocean through photography.
If you liked Xpeditions, you'll love the new media-rich natgeoed.org. Explore the new site now
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