Animals: Sea Life

The ocean covers 71 percent of the Earth’s surface and contains 97 percent of the planet’s water, yet more than 95 percent of the underwater world remains unexplored. Start your classroom’s journey of exploration with these sites.

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Blue World: Sponges!

A sponge might not look like much, but these simple animals with no brain or ability to move have lived on Earth for hundreds of millions of years. They can hunt prey and spawn, and Jonathan demonstrates how in this fascinating video about the biology of sponges!  learn more

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Coral Reef Alliance

Our mission is to save the world’s coral reefs. We work at local, regional, and global levels to keep coral reefs healthy, so they can adapt to climate change and survive for generations to come. As one of the largest global NGOs focused exclusively on protecting coral reefs, the Coral Reef Alliance (CORAL) has used…  learn more

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Deep-Sea Bestiary

For a display of deep sea life look at NOVA's Deep-Sea Bestiary. The descriptions of adaptation to this life are especially interesting.  learn more

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Monterey Bay Aquarium

Support children’s learning at home for grades PreK through 12. These online courses and family-friendly science activities encourage a sense of wonder and connection to the natural world while teaching important science concepts.  learn more

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Sea Turtle Conservancy

Located in Gainesville, FL, this organization provides in-depth information on Sea Turtles.  learn more

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Sea Turtle Restoration

The Sea Turtle Restoration Project has made a video, Last Journey for the Leatherback, free to teachers.  learn more

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SharkFest Hub

This summer, SHARKFEST makes a splash to celebrate a decade of shark content with the most immersive and massive programming experience to date. The only shark event that proves truth is stranger than fiction will take viewers up close and personal with one of nature’s most feared predators as it swims across more Disney platforms…  learn more

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Virtual Silurian Reef

425 million years ago most of North America was covered by a Silurian reef. This distance learning project Virtual Silurian Reef encompasses geology and ecosystems.  learn more