Global Resources

Global Resources

Classroom, World Ocean Observatory

Contains lots of information and resources under multiple marine themes.

Educators’ corner

Our Ocean Portal Educators’ Corner provides you with activities, lessons and educational resources to bring the ocean to life for your students. We have collected top resources from our collaborators to provide you with teacher-tested, ocean science materials for your classroom.

Experiencing Marine Reserves (EMR), New Zealand

A program of experiential learning about marine conservation. Includes resources for educators.

Great Pacific Garbage Patch, National Geographic

The Great Pacific Garbage Patch is a collection of marine debris in the North Pacific Ocean. Marine debris is litter that ends up in the ocean, seas, and other large bodies of water.

National Ocean Service (NOS) Education

Discover resources and programs for educators, students, and anyone who wants to learn more about ocean and coasts!

Ocean Literacy

Ocean literacy is defined as an understanding of the ocean’s influence on you and your influence on the ocean. This site provides many useful resources organised from K-12 by seven guiding principles.

Ocean Motion, NASA

Contains a review of the surface circulation of Earth’s ocean, satellite and model data, and a timeline of ocean explorers to encourage investigation of ocean surface current patterns and how they relate to issues of navigation, weather/climate, natural hazards and marine resources.

Resources, World Ocean Observatory

Advocating for the ocean through communications and comprehensive ocean information.

Page credits

Page banner: Short-tailed Nudibranch at Rapid Bay, Fleurieu Peninsula. Photo: Tom Westphalen.