National Ocean Service: Education
Oceans, coasts, charting, and navigation topics treated on this government site.
Grade Level: 6-8, 9-12
This site from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) provides lesson plans and other curricular materials and resources to enlighten students and teachers about the oceans, coasts, and charting and navigation. The materials are developed for high school level but can easily be adapted for middle school.
The site has a simple layout and navigation. Links are in the right sidebar and the main three sections of the site are also described in the main area of the front page. A search box is also available and QuickTime, Windows Media Player, Adobe Acrobat Reader and Macromedia Flash Player are recommended.
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