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Bridge Ocean Education Teacher Resource Center

Appropriately enough, the Bridge Ocean website is billed as "an ocean of teacher-approved marine education resources." It's the result of a great collaboration between the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and the Virginia Sea Grant Marine Advisory Program. Offered on its homepage are a range of lesson plans, professional development opportunities, and an assortment of Ocean...
Center for Operational Oceanographic Products and Services

The Oceanographic Products and Services Division (OPSD) of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) "collects, analyzes and distributes historical and real-time observations and predictions of water levels, coastal currents and other meteorological and oceanographic data." This wonderful site explains the science behind the tides and changing water levels, gives historical...
NOAA Ocean Explorer: Deep East

Ocean Explorer is the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's (NOAA) attempt to share their latest discoveries with the public. The most recent expedition, completed in October 2001, explored portions of the Atlantic Ocean along the Eastern US coast. Web sitevisitors can read daily updates from NOAA scientists, view photos from the depths of the ocean, read the online summary of the...
NOAA's Office of Oceanic and Atmospheric Research

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Research office works to provide "better forecasts, earlier warnings for natural disasters and a greater understanding of the Earth." Visitors can find about those subjects here and they may wish to start their journey through the site in the "NOAA Research From A to Z" area. It's a great way to learn about their work on everything from...