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The Oceans

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Ocean Science Education Institute

The Ocean Science Education Institute deploys high quality curriculum and labs for middle school students by collaboration among universities, science centers, and teachers.

Two Weeks Under the Sea

Aquanauts fund the easiest way to study the health of marine organisms is by becoming their neighbors.

The month-long project aimed to study the effects of global warming and ocean acidification off the coast of Key Largo and 63 feet below the ocean surface. Follow Liz Bentley Magee, as they live, work and sleep under the sea.

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30 Days At Sea

Jeff (no last name) has compiled a time lapse video showing what it's like to be on the ocean for 30 days, transporting cargo around Asia. Sailing in the open ocean is a unique feeling and experience. It's also surprising how many boats are out there.

The 10 minute, high resolution video is compiled from about 80,000 photos – 1,500 GB of project files.

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Just how deep does the ocean go?

Just how deep does the ocean go? Way further than you think.

This animation puts the actual distance into perspective, showing a vast distance between the waves we see and the mysterious point we call Challenger Deep.

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What Happens When You Boil The Ocean?

If you took the water out of salt water, would it just leave salt? Grant Thompson wanted to find out.

Hint: It's more than just NaCl (sodium chloride).

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National Data Buoy Center

For specialized tools and data important in the study of marine life look at the National Data Buoy Center via NOAA.

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