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Under the Sea

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Dive Into Your Imagination

April 14, 2009 -- From Michele, a teacher, from USA, who is affiliated with the site.

This is an outstanding website for educators, families, and folks of all ages. Annie Crawley has carefully crafted imagery that relates information about or global ocean, marine life, and tips for its future that we can all learn from. This site is regularly updated with tips, information, interviews, and ideas. It is fresh, original, and exciting!

Jimi Rock

October 28, 2008 -- From Sean, a parent, from NY, who is affiliated with the site.

Jimi Rock’s Undersea Adventure, the “Edutainment” site where your child will be introduced to the natural wonders that lie beneath the beautiful oceans of the world.
Visit far off locations in a virtual world that will bring your child the experience as if they
were actually there!! Learn Fun Facts about fish and other sea animals in Jimi’s Sea School.
Create art. Play games. Earn points to decorate your own underwater world. Take fun interactive
quizzes. Communicate safely with children from around the globe. Under the Sea Adventures……..
Education, Exploration, Philanthropy and Fun!!

The Ocean Adventure

January 23, 2002 -- From Wayne, a reader from California, USA, who is affiliated with the site

The Ocean Adventure web site features ongoing interactive, underwater Internet expeditions exploring marine environments around the world. A companion kids’ site has amazing ocean facts, jokes and riddles.

April 16, 2001 -- From Sophie, a reader from Bath, England who is affiliated with the site is an informative, educational, interactive and fun Web site from the international Whale and Dolphin Conservation Society. Full of facts about dolphins, plus games, videos, sound clips and more. Plus the chance to adopt a bottlenose dolphin in the waters off Scotland and help conserve dolphins in the wild.

Jean-Michel Cousteau’s Ocean Futures Society

February 26, 2001 -- From Sarah Ettman-Sterner,a parent fromSanta Barbara, Californiawho is affiliated with the site

If you want the latest news and photos on Keiko – the killer whale star of the film, “Free Willy” – visit Jean-Michel Cousteau’s Ocean Futures Society! This is THE official site for learning about Keiko’s potential re-introduction to the wild in the waters off Iceland, planned for summer, 2001. This site offers families and kids the latest ocean news, cool ocean creature facts, ocean summer camp/family learning vacation programs and great information that can help turn school assignments on the ocean into A+ work. The site also offers free membership for everyone and two free monthly e-newsletters: one on Keiko’s progress and one from Jean-Michel Cousteau on important ocean issues.

Oceans Alive!

February 5, 2001 -- From Barbara, your editor, ,a parent fromSan Diegowho is not affiliated with the site

Learn all about the oceans that cover 71% of our planet.

Monterey Bay Aquarium

August 30, 2000 -- From Barbara Feldman, a parent from Solana Beach, CA who is not affiliated with the site

For a kids-eye view of this marvelous aquarium, follow the link to Kids-E-Q.

Blow the Ballast!

June 2, 2000 -- From Elizabeth,a reader fromArlington, VAwho is affiliated with the site

The Office of Naval Research’s second module of the Science & Technology Focus series, an educational resource for students and teachers, tackles the exciting world of submarines. Blow the Ballast! tells the tragic but inspiring story of the Squalus, a pre-WWII submarine that sank in 1939. Thirty-three men trapped in its hull survived and were rescued after 39 grueling hours 243 feet below the surface, a feat never before accomplished! The site also dives into the history of submarines, people in the sea and submarine safety; teaches the principles behind the way submarines operate with cool, interactive graphics; and reveals 1960s Navy experiments that had aquanauts living in underwater habitats at great depths for weeks at a time! ONR’s CyberScientist is on the scene ready to answer questions and demonstrate a few experiments.

Under the Sea – a unit on Marine Biology

May 8, 2000 -- From Susan Seagraves,a teacher fromMontgomery, Alabamawho is affiliated with the site

This site contains everything you need to teach a unit on marine biology. There is a teacher’s guide, online games and quizzes, literature links, and links to other sites for more information about marine biology. Kids will especially enjoy the slider and jigsaw puzzles, quizzes and word searches.

Venture into Hawai’i’s Coral Reefs

April 10, 2000 -- From Ruth Yong,a teacher fromHawaiiwho is not affiliated with the site

This is an excellent site for children and also adults. It is filled with fabulous pictures and videos. It tells all about Hawai’i’s coral reefs and the organisms and creatures that live there. It stresses that coral reefs must be protected. Its information is accurate as far as I can tell.It also has a few interactive games, a story that can be added to, and a discussion board.