- Ocean Exploration and Bioluminescence Video Series (NOAA)
- Students will learn about how NOAA scientists study the animals in the deep sea and how many of those animals use bioluminescence to survive.
- The Role of Ice in the Ocean Video Series (NOAA)
- Part 1: What is Sea Ice and Why is it Shrinking?
- Part 2: How Do We Measure Ice?
- Part 3: Shrinking Ice: Impacts
- Students learn about the importance of sea ice and the effects of climate change.
- NOAA Live!: Webinars for Students
- Pre-recorded webinars include Spanish subtitles.
- Target grade levels listed for each webinar.
- Suggested Webinar: Onward and Downward! Exploring the Deep Ocean with Catalina Martinez
- Catalina is one of our former Scientists-in-Residence who lived at Ocean Discovery’s Living Lab from February – March 2019!
- Deep Sea Debris (Ocean Exploration Trust)
- “Using observations from ROV Hercules dives, introduce students to marine pollution and degradation rates of various materials in seawater. Students will categorize trash types and calculate percentages found on the seafloor and summarize how this data relates to marine pollution trends worldwide. Students will describe local actions they can take within their school/community to reduce pollution’s impact on the oceans.”
- Coral Reefs and Climate Change (California Academy of Sciences)
- Video with suggested discussion questions and activities to follow. Students learn about the importance of coral reefs, how climate change affects them, and how they can make a difference from far away.
- For more science topics with a similar format from Cal Academy of Sciences, click here.
- Extreme Sea (Monterey Bay Aquarium)
- A free multi-day course that students can individually sign up for that includes videos and at-home activities.