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Ocean World
The Ocean World site has a wide variety of information regarding the ocean. Established by Texas A and M University's Jason Project, Ocean World provides a wealth of information on weather, forams, icebergs, fisheries, coral reefs, waves, El Nino, currents and more. The site contains information for both students and teachers. The teacher section of the site contains background information on all subjects, helpful hints for using the web in the classroom and classroom activities. Student users can access the latest news in oceanography and an abundance of oceanography topics information. There are also additional resources for both teachers or students including book lists, a glossary, a guide to four star sites and helpful links. This is a very useful site for any user looking for information about our oceans
Intended for grade levels:
  • Primary (K-2)
  • Intermediate (3-5)
  • Middle (6-8)
  • High (9-12)
  • College (13-14)
  • College (15-16)
  • Graduate / Professional
  • General public
Type of resource:
  • For the classroom:
    • Guide for instructor
    • Syllabus
    • Tutorial
  • Text:
    • Ref. material
  • Services:
    • Ask an expert
  • Atmospheric science
  • Biology
  • Climatology
  • Educational theory and practice
  • Environmental science
  • Ocean Sciences:
    • Biological oceanography
    • Chemical oceanography
    • Physical oceanography
Technical requirements:
No specific technical requirements, just a browser required
Cost / Copyright:
No cost
All Site materials copyright. Ocean World Copyright 2002
DLESE Catalog ID: SERC-STARTINGPOINT-000-000-000-094
Related resources:
This resource is part of 'Creating Effective Web-based Learning Resources in the Geosciences'
Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Contributor: Dr Robert Stewart
Texas A&M College of Geosciences

Contact: Texas A&M College of Geosciences Jason Project