Regional Science Center
2025 E. Winsett
Tucson, AZ 85719
fax: (520) 225-4871
Regional Science Center
Web Resources - Oceanography
- Bridge Ocean Education Teacher Resource Center
Resources for Marine Science.
- The Cephalopod Page
Information on Octopi, Squid, Cuttlefish and other Cephalopods.
- Colossal Squid Exhibition
All about the colossal squid (Mesonychoteuthis hamiltoni) — the largest invertebrate in the world.
- Dive and Discover
Join scientists as they explore the deep seafloor.
- Dive In
Discover the mysteries of the ocean floor.
- The Echinoid Directory
Echinoids are a major group of marine invertebrates with a long fossil record. Learn more about this creatures.
- Horizon Magic Porthole
Enter the Magic Porthole™, which takes you into the fascinating and fragile world of coral reefs, using a variety of multimedia experiences. Explore virtual reefs with reef creatures as guides. This website includes resources, news, exhibits and other information on coral reefs and other sea animals.
- The Horseshoe Crab
Learn more about this important creature.
- Jason Project
A nonprofit subsidiary of the National Geographic Society, JASON connects young students with great explorers and great events to inspire and motivate them to learn science.
- Marine Geology & Geophysics Images
- Monterey Bay Aquarium
Become acquainted with the animals that live in the aquarium, examine current exhibits, and view photos and videos of the aquarium life.
- National Aquarium in Baltimore
Located in Baltimore’s Inner Harbor, this aquarium’s site has a current exhibit on ghosts of the water (jellyfish) as well as trivia quizzes on frogs.
- National Marine Mammal Laboratory
Information about all kinds of marine mammals.
- National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Resources for Earth's changing environment.
- NOAA Ocean Explorer
Provides 165 lesson plans developed to bring entire classrooms "on board" for exploration & discovery. Topics include deep-sea hydrothermal vents & their spectacular animal communities, benthic creatures of the Northern Gulf of Mexico (one of Earth's most geologically complex regions), seafloor methane, unexplored deep reef habitats off the Carolinas, the Titanic, & the mystery of the Steamship Portland (lost in a 1898 storm off New England).
- Ocean Life
How human activities impact two specific ocean animals — sea turtles in Costa Rica and dolphins in New Zealand.
- Ocean Portal by the Smithsonian Institution
A unique, interactive online experience that inspires awareness, understanding, and stewardship of the world’s Ocean.
- PBS Teacher Source Science & Technology
Provides science educators of all grade levels with resources like the monthly spotlight, trivia and links to educational Web sites.
- Pelagic Shark Research Foundation
Information and resources about sharks.
- Planet Ocean
Discover what it takes for these incredible and bizarre creatures to survive this underwater world.
- Scripps Institute of Oceanography
Photos and animated graphics combined with text provide an in-depth study of waves and tides, ocean habitats and marine mammals.
- Secrets of the Ocean Realm
Learn about the creatures of the sea with activities and photos.
- Vancouver Aquarium
Cool online exhibits, aqua facts and more.
- Whales Tohorā
Explore the amazing world of whales, through a unique blend of science and storytelling.