Additional Resources

Additional Resources

Additional Educational 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.


Gray’s Reef National Marine Sanctuary:

http://graysreef.noaa.gov/

Gray’s Reef is the only protected natural reef area on the continental shelf off the Georgia coast.

NOAA Research Activities:

www.oar.noaa.gov/k12/

Contains a variety of ocean related teacher resources

NOAA’s Oceans Live:

www.oceanslive.org

This is a portal for educator resources and products about the ocean.

NOAA’s Coral Reef Conservation Program:

www.coralreef.noaa.gov/

Contains coral reef conservation resources including videos.

NOAA Office of Ocean Exploration:

http://oceanexplorer.noaa.gov/

Okeanos Explorer Program – underwater video footage of various marine topics, web resources, lessons, research expeditions.

Environmental Protection Agency Water Resources:

http://www2.epa.gov/science-and-technology/water-science

Resources available for all grade levels on a variety of water related topics including the Water Sourcebooks.

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service National Wetlands Inventory:

www.fws.gov/wetlands/Data/Mapper.html

The Wetlands Mapper integrates digital map data with other resource information to produce timely and relevant management and decision support tools.

U.S. Geological Survey Water Resources:

http://ga.water.usgs.gov/edu/

The USGS water science program includes lessons and resources at all grade levels over many water related topics.

Georgia Department of Natural Resources:

http://www.gadnr.org/education

Numerous resources including facts sheet about Georgia wildlife, teacher resources such as Project WET and Project Wild, and community based programming and campe Rivers Alive and Georgia Adopt-a-Stream.

Georgia Sea Turtle Center:

www.georgiaseaturtlecenter.org/

Sea turtle rehabilitation, research and education programs

Environmental Education in Georgia:

www.eeingeorgia.org

Online clearing house of environmental education resources in Georgia

Ocean Adventures:

www.pbs.org/oceanadventures

The themes of Adaptations, Ecosystems and Human Impact are interwoven throughout the Ocean Adventures episodes and educational materials.

Discovery Education Lesson Plans:

http://school.discoveryeducation.com/lessonplans/

Searchable lesson plan library

Smithsonian Institution Ocean Planet Marine Science Activities:
Oceanography from NASA:

https://science.nasa.gov/earth-science/focus-areas/oceanography

Information about how NASA uses satellite data to study the oceans.