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 Learning
A nonprofit subsidiary of the National Geographic Society, JASON connects students, in the classroom and out, to real science and exploration to inspire and motivate them to study and pursue careers in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM).
- 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 LearningMedia
Provides educators of all grade levels with access to tens of thousands of classroom-ready, digital resources including videos, games, audio clips, photos, lesson plans, and more!
- Pelagic Shark Research Foundation
Information and resources about sharks.
- 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.