NOAA Education Resources website is a portal to NOAA sponsored
educational materials for teaching and is designed to assist educators
in accessing these materials from one centralized interface.
Explore the ocean realm with NOAA. This Web site chronicles
the adventures and discoveries of NOAA's at-sea science and education
National Marine Sanctuaries Education
The National Marine Sanctuary Program provides resources and training
to support ocean literacy, including curriculum, lesson plans,
and activities that excite students about science and technology.
Bringing the ocean to communities nationwide for live interactive
Islands National Park
The official National Park Service web site includes statistics,
trip planning guide, park regulations, and details of recreational
is the west coast hub for the National Science Foundation supported
COSEE (Centers for Ocean Sciences Education Excellence) effort.
The primary role of the COSEE network is a catalytic, multi-faceted
collaboration to integrate ongoing research in the ocean sciences
with K-12 education and outreach.
County Office of Education (VCOE) Channel Islands Live
works with teachers to provide students with the opportunity to
explore one of the most diverse marine environments in the world
through an integrated learning experience that is supported by
standards-based, interactive curriculum, active participation
in monitoring and gathering data on the local environment and
live interaction with researchers working in and around Channel
Islands National Park and National Marine Sanctuary.
High School Aquarium
Cabrillo High School Aquarium promotes cross-curricular, hands-on
education and to emphasize its message of "global marine
awareness" throughout the community.
The Aquarium is organized and maintained by volunteers, most of
them high school students.
Barbara Maritime Museum
Santa Barbara Maritime Museum brings history to life through its
educational programs and interactive exhibits.
Barbara Museum of Natural History Ty Warner Sea Center
The Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History inspires a thirst
for discovery and a passion for the natural world.
Science Approach develops educational materials, offers professional
workshops for teachers and other professionals, evaluates educational
projects and products, conducts research, and develops new technologies.
of California Marine Science Institute Oceans 2 Classrooms
Oceans 2 Classrooms provides an ocean view of the world for students
of all ages. Multi-faceted programs immerse participants in marine
science to explore the mysteries of the sea and its critical role
on the planet, while seeking solutions to its most pressing challenges.
Center for Teaching Ocean Science
A partnership marine science education center between the University
of California Santa Barbara Marine Science Institute and the Channel
Islands National Marine Sanctuary.
Island Packers is the Channel Islands National Park's concessionaire
for boat travel departing from Ventura and Channel Islands Harbors
to the four northern Channel Islands and Santa Barbara Island.
Truth Aquatics is offers diving and kayaking experiences as well
as island hiking in and around the Channel Islands National Park
and Marine Sanctuary.
The Condor Express offers whale-watching and wildlife viewing
and Online Data
Monitoring Program and Experiential Training for Students (LiMPETs)
LiMPETs is an environmental monitoring and education
program for students, educators and volunteer groups throughout
Our carbon emissions are making the ocean more acidic,
which threatens life in our seas. These resources were put together
by the Sanctuary Education Team (SET) and community partners to
help volunteers and educators better understand this issue.
REEF Environmental Education Foundation
The Reef Environmental Education Foundation is a grass-roots organization
that seeks to conserve marine ecosystems by educating, enlisting
and enabling divers and other marine enthusiasts to become active
ocean stewards and citizen scientists.
A global study of wildlife migration and seasonal change.
in Curriculum Based Ecosystem Studies (ACES)
Through ACES, middle and high school students learn formal
science in the context of the ocean. Curriculum-based activities
with satellite data improves environmental and ocean literacy.