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Project Oceanography DLESE Reviewed Collection
Students can view these television programs about a variety of ocean science topics right in their classroom. They are presented by real scientists and feature a call-in question and answer session to end the lesson. Teacher packets containing information pertaining to program topics, activities to do with students, pages for students' individual use, and vocabulary and reference lists, are available to accompany the shows. There is also an archive of previous programs.
Intended for grade levels:
  • Middle (6-8)
  • High (9-12)
Type of resource:
  • For the classroom:
    • Curriculum
    • Module / Unit
  • Visual:
    • Video
  • Environmental science
  • Ocean Sciences:
    • Biological oceanography
    • Chemical oceanography
    • Physical oceanography
Technical requirements:
Archived programs require Windows Media Player
Cost / Copyright:
No cost
Copyright 1997-2003, University of South Florida.
DLESE Catalog ID: DWEL-000-000-000-406
Educational standards:
  • National Science Education Standards (NSES):
    • 5-8:
      • C - Life science:
        • Population and ecosystems
        • Structure and function in living systems
      • F - Science in personal / social perspectives:
        • Populations, resources, environments
    • 9-12:
      • C - Life science:
        • Interdependence of organisms
      • F - Science in personal / social perspectives:
        • Natural resources
  • National Geography Standards:
    • Physical systems:
      • The characteristics and spatial distribution of ecosystems on Earth's surface
      • The physical processes that shape the patterns of Earth's surface
Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Contact: Tracy Christner
Project Oceanography
University of South Florida