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Sea Secrets
Sea Connections
Ocean Market
Pollution Solution
Stranded Along the Coast
Reflections on the Sea

Sea Secrets: Resources


The September/October 1995 issue of the Office of Elementary and Secondary Education's quarterly curriculum guide, Art to Zoo , explores the relation between the world's oceans and the weather. A background essay, four lesson plans, and activity sheets help teach students about currents and navigation, coastal and inland climates, and changes in weather due to El Niño.

Visit Ocean Planet online.

Using the Exhibition Topic Outline, look under Ocean Science to become fully immersed in ocean exploration. Go to the Image Catalog for photographs and illustrations of submersibles and other equipment used to plumb the depths of the sea. To view the latest images of the ocean compiled from satellite and sonar data, look at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's global gravity map.



Conley, Andrea. Window on the Deep: The Adventures of an Underwater Explorer, Sylvia Earle. New York: Franklin Watts, 1991.

Simon, Seymour. Oceans. New York: Morrow Junior Books, 1990

Waters, John F. Deep-Sea Vents: Living Worlds without Sun. New York: Cobblehill Books, 1994.


Duxbury, Alyn C., and Alison B. Duxbury. An Introduction to the World's Oceans. 4th ed. Dubuque, Iowa: William C. Brown, 1994.

Whipple, A.B.C. Planet Earth: Restless Oceans. New York: Time-Life Books, 1983.

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