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Educational Activities

The aim of these activities is to take common skills and educational outcomes listed in the educational standards, and apply them to various aspects, situations, and general areas encountered during a research expedition. They are practical exercises that address the educational standards through application.

Educational activities currently available:

New! Squeeze me until I sink!

New! Rumbing Down Below.

New! Plotting to Get Out!

New! A New View to see Through.

Aids to Communication.

How to say... in more than one way.

Oh, how Base this life can be!

The Weight of it All!

Telling Time.... 24 Hours a Day!

Learning the Ropes!


Links to other marine education web sites
NOAA Marine Education Resources

lists a variety of educational sites with lesson plans

WHOI Dive and Discover The Dive and Discover Educators Companion has online guides and lesson plans relevant to many of the topics of this cruise.
Careers in Marine Sciences by Sea Grant overview of marine science careers
NOAA Ocean Explorer Educational Resources Lesson plans for 2001 and 2002 expeditions
BRIDGE - Ocean Science Education Resource Directory Lists and links to the best online ocean education resources
Office of Naval Research Science and Technology Focus: Oceanography Facts about oceanography and ocean resarch vessels
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) Sea Grant Education and outreach opportunities and links
Sea Grant News and Information Links to education resources, newsletters, education programs, and marine education materials