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SouthEast U.S. Atlantic Coastal Ocean Observing System (SEACOOS)
SEACOOS is a collaborative university partnership that collects, manages, and disseminates integrated regional ocean observations and information products for the coasts of North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, and Florida. The site offers a multitude of classroom activities, including Seamaven, an interactive introduction to ocean observing systems, and COOS 101, an ocean observing system primer. SEACOOS offers classroom resources, such as posters and brochures. The data is easily accessible and completely understandable.
Intended for grade levels:
  • Middle (6-8)
  • High (9-12)
  • College (13-14)
  • College (15-16)
  • Graduate / Professional
  • General public
Type of resource:
  • For the classroom:
    • Classroom activity
    • Computer activity
    • Guide for instructor
    • Lesson plan
    • Presentation / Demo
  • Visual:
    • Illustration - scientific
    • Imagery - remotely sensed
    • Map
    • Video
  • Text:
    • Ref. material
  • Dataset:
    • In-situ
    • Modeled
    • Remotely sensed
Subject:
  • Atmospheric science
  • Climatology
  • Environmental science
  • Geographical Sciences:
    • Physical geography
  • Natural hazards
  • Ocean Sciences:
    • Biological oceanography
    • Chemical oceanography
    • Physical oceanography
  • Technology
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: COSEE-1847
Educational standards:
  • National Science Education Standards (NSES):
    • 5-8:
      • Unifying concepts and processes:
        • Change, constancy, and measurement
      • A - Science as inquiry:
        • Abilities necessary to do scientific inquiry
      • D - Earth and space science:
        • Structure of the earth system
      • F - Science in personal / social perspectives:
        • Natural hazards
    • 9-12:
      • Unifying concepts and processes:
        • Change, constancy, and measurement
      • A - Science as inquiry:
        • Abilities necessary to do scientific inquiry
      • D - Earth and space science:
        • Origin and evolution of the earth system
      • F - Science in personal / social perspectives:
        • Natural and human-induced hazards
Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Publisher: Office of Naval Research (ONR)


Publisher: North Carolina State Sea Grant


Publisher: South Carolina Sea Grant Consortium


Publisher: Florida Sea Grant


Publisher: Center for Ocean Sciences Education Excellence Florida (COSEE-Florida)


Publisher: Skidaway Institute of Oceanography


Publisher: University of North Carolina System


Publisher: Center for Ocean Sciences Education Excellence Southeast (COSEE-SE)


Publisher: University of South Carolina


Publisher: South Carolina Department of Natural Resources


Publisher: University of Georgia


Publisher: University of Miami


Publisher: University of South Florida


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