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National Ocean Service
NOS measures and predicts coastal and ocean phenomena, protects large areas of the oceans, and works to ensure safe navigation. Educator information includes Discovery Kits, which consist of 4 different classroom units on corals, estuaries, geodesy, and tides and water levels, Discovery Stories, 2 case studies concerning the Exxon Valdez incident and the lionfish invasion occurring along the U.S. Atlantic coast, and Discovery Classroom, which consists of 11 different lesson plans.
Intended for grade levels:
  • Intermediate (3-5)
  • Middle (6-8)
  • High (9-12)
  • College (13-14)
  • College (15-16)
  • Graduate / Professional
Type of resource:
  • For the classroom:
    • Case study
    • Lesson plan
    • Module / Unit
  • Visual:
    • Imagery - remotely sensed
    • Map
    • Photograph
    • Video
    • Visualization - scientific
  • Text:
    • Ref. material
  • Portal:
    • Government
  • Dataset:
    • Modeled
Subject:
  • Ecology
  • Environmental science
  • Natural hazards
  • Ocean Sciences:
    • Biological oceanography
    • Chemical oceanography
    • Physical oceanography
  • Policy issues
Technical requirements:
No specific technical requirements, just a browser required
Cost / Copyright:
No cost
Copyright and other use information is unknown. Please consult the resource directly for the latest information.
DLESE Catalog ID: BRIDGE-NOAA-531
Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Publisher: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)
National Ocean Service (NOS)