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National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration: 13 Resources

Brighten Up the Classroom provides papers on the aurora and ionosphere, scales for measuring space weather, and a textbook for high school teachers and advanced students -- "Solar Physics and Terrestrial...  (National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration)
Data in the Classroom provides curriculum guides for using real scientific data to investigate earth processes. Each guide focuses on a topic (sea level, water quality, and El El Niño) and starts with...  (National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration) features "Estuaries 101 Curriculum" -- three modules for Grades 9-12 that focus on life science, earth science, and physical science. Students use historic and real time data and...  (National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration)
Museum of Underwater Archaeology introduces students to the work of underwater archaeologists and maritime historians. Explore shipwrecks, lost colonies, and underwater archaeological projects around the world...  (National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration)
National Marine Sanctuary provides information about our nation's marine sanctuaries -- how they were established, how they're managed, their scientific and educational programs, and events that occur in them...  (National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration)
NeMO Explorer allows students to explore a seafloor observatory geographically or by topic. Learn about seafloor animals, hydrothermal vents, mid-ocean ridges, axial volcano, lava flow, and...  (National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration)
NOAA Discovery Kits presents tutorials, lessons, and multimedia activities for learning about corals, estuaries, ocean currents, tides, and pollution from diffuse sources. Learn about corals and threats...  (National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration)
NOAA Education Resources offers materials on weather, oceans and coasts, satellites and space, and long-term climate change. The site also contains a photo library, real time satellite imagery, and a radar...  (National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration)
Ocean Explorer provides 165 lesson plans developed to bring entire classrooms "on board" for exploration and discovery. Topics include deep-sea hydrothermal vents and their spectacular animal...  (National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration)
Ocean Service Education provides online tutorials on corals, currents, estuaries, geodesy (global positioning), pollution, and tides; case studies on an oil spill and an invasive species (Lionfish); two...  (National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration)
The Bridge is a place where teachers can find marine science education resources that are screened by science educators and research scientists. The site features "Scuttlebutt", a discussion...  (National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration)
The New Millenium Observatory (NeMO) which studies interactions between submarine volcanic activity and seafloor hotsprings, offers a unit called "The Case of the Missing Rumbleometer." High school and middle school...  (National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration)
Tides and Water Levels examines the complex systems that govern the movement tides and water levels. Learn what causes tides, what determines their frequencies and variations, and how they're monitored and...  (National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration)
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