Natural History of Nova Scotia Topics & Habitats: Open Water - Download a packet of information on the plants, animals, geology, and special features of open water areas.

Ocean Planet: Sea Secrets - Part of a set of multidisciplinary lesson plans from the Smithsonian, this lesson plan focuses on the ocean bottom features such as the continental shelf, deep ocean plain, and mid-ocean ridges, and includes downloadable student activities. Grades 3-8.

Comparing Oceans - Gulf of Maine Aquarium teaching activities that compare cold water environments (Gulf of Maine) to warm water environments (Caribbean).

California's Nearshore Waters and Open Ocean - A brief description of the eastern Pacific Ocean's physical oceanography, biological oceanography, and climate.

Gray's Reef National Marine Sanctuary: Live Bottom Reefs - Information on this live bottom habitat located off the coast of Georgia.


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