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Web Resources

Georgia Aquarium has compiled a list of web resources to assist teachers and students alike in learning more about the aquatic world. Below, you will find a listing of federal, state and nonprofit organizations with information, lessons and activities focusing on the aquatic realm.

Federal Resources

Gray’s Reef National Marine Sanctuary: http://graysreef.noaa.gov/

NOAA Research Activities: www.oar.noaa.gov/k12/

NOAA’s Oceans Live - portal for educatorresourcesand products about the ocean: www.oceanslive.org

NOAA’s Coral Reef Conservation Program: www.coralreef.noaa.gov/

NOAA Office of Ocean Exploration – Ocean Explorer Program – underwater video footage of various marine topics, web resources, lessons, research expeditions: http://oceanexplorer.noaa.gov/

Environmental Protection Agency Water Resources: www.epa.gov/water/education.html

EPA Office of Wetlands, Oceans, and Watersheds: www.epa.gov/owow/wetlands/education/

EPA Water Sourcebooks: www.epa.gov/safewater/kids/wsb/

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service National Wetlands Inventory: www.fws.gov/wetlands/Data/Mapper.html

U.S. Geological Survey Water Resources: http://ga.water.usgs.gov/edu/

Resources of Georgia Department of Natural Resources

Coastal Resources Division – Know the Connection: www.knowtheconnection.com

Know the Connection Fact Sheets: www.knowtheconnection.com/printed.htm
Click on the above link to find fact sheets about:
Alligators, Barrier Islands, Beaches, Manatees, Mud Flats, Oyster Catchers, Mud Flats, Salt Marshes, Sand, Sand Dunes, Sea Oats, Sea Turtles, Tides, Waves, Whelks and Wood Storks.

Georgia Project WET (Water Education for Teachers) and River of Words Education program:
http://gaprojectwet.org/gawet_news.html

DNR - Conserve Water in Georgia Program – fact sheets and lesson plans on the Drought:
www.conservewatergeorgia.net/

Project WILD and Project WILD Aquatic:
www.projectwild.org/ProjectWILDK-12AquaticCurriculumandActivityGuide.htm

Rivers Alive – Georgia’s annual waterway cleanup: www.riversalive.org

Georgia Adopt-a-Stream – volunteer water quality monitoring program – teachers guide and training workshops: www.georgiaadoptastream.org/home.html

Georgia Sea Turtle Center - sea turtle rehabilitation, research and education programs:
www.georgiaseaturtlecenter.org/

Education Resources in Georgia

Environmental Education Alliance of Georgia: www.eealliance.org

North American Association for Environmental Education: www.eelink.net

EEinGeorgia.org – Online Clearing House of Environmental Education Resources in Georgia: www.eeingeorgia.org

Georgia Association of Marine Education: www.gamarine-ed.org/

National Marine Education Association: www.marine-ed.org

Bridge: K-12 Ocean Resources: www.marine-ed.org/bridge

Other Aquatic Resources

Caribbean Conservation Corporation / Sea Turtle Survival League:
http://www.cccturtle.org/sea-turtle-information.php?page=educational-resources

Jean-Michel Cousteau: Ocean Adventures: www.pbs.org/oceanadventures

Sea Education Association at Woods’ Hole: www.sea.edu/academics/k12.asp

National Geographic Oceans for Life Lesson Plans: www.nationalgeographic.com/seas/

Discovery Education Lesson Plans: http://school.discoveryeducation.com/lessonplans/

Smithsonian Institution Ocean Planet Marine Science Activities:
http://smithsonianeducation.org/educators/lesson_plans/ocean/main.html

AZA’s Aquarium and Zoo Jobs: www.aza.org/ForEveryone/Careers/

Oceanography from NASA: http://nasascience.nasa.gov/earth-science/oceanography/

The Seven Seas Guide: http://www.thewaterpage.com/water-world.htm

Marine Education Resource Center: http://web.vims.edu/bridge/?svr=www

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