This virtual tour of the Smithsonian Institution's Ocean Planet exhibit can be navigated by clicking on the floor plan which is pictured, or it can be searched by image, subject, or topic outline. Links to educational materials and to a special curator's tour are also included.
Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Field trip - virtual
Biological oceanography, Chemical oceanography, Physical oceanography
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This site provides information on the vast collection of deep-sea core samples that are stored in Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory's (LDEO) facility in Palisades, New York. Materials presented here include a summary of how cores are taken, processed, and stored, some results of examinations of cores, a searchable database of the cores themselves, and a sample history database.
Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14)
Field trip - virtual, Map, Photograph, Ref. material