Cool Stuff

Games at NOAAGames at NOAA
This arcade is a portal to games and interactive activities focused on ocean and air themes. It highlights the science and the activities of the National Ocean and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and other agencies and organizations promoting environmental stewardship.

Ocean Kid's club Meet Sanctuary Sam
Sanctuary Sam is a California sea lion. He is four feet seven inches tall and more than seven feet long! Sanctuary Sam weighs 550 pounds. He does a lot of swimming and he eats herring, capelin, squid, sardines and mackerel. Watch videos, play games and see where Sam is going to be and has been!

Migration GameOcean Adventures Videos
Check out Jean-Michel Cousteau's Ocean Adventure as KQED continues to produce short videos appropriate to bring the ocean into your classroom.

shorebirdsSeabirds and Shorebirds Activity Book
This activity book teaches students the about the seabirds and shorebirds that live in and migrate to Hawai'i (pdf, 3.7MB). You can also visit the Hawaiian Islands Humpback Whale kid's page to download fun activities and posters.

Discovery CenterDiscovery Center
Take a virtual tour of the Olympic Coast Discovery Center in Port Angeles, Washington.

Close up of sea turtle (honu in Hawaiian)Sea Turtles: No Na Honu Kai
A coloring book in Hawaiian and English about sea turtles in Hawai`i.

pluverThe Kohola and the Kolea
A coloring book in Hawaiian and English about the whale and plover.

submersibleVideo Gallery of the Channel Islands
View videos of submersible dives, six-gill sharks and much more.

virtual deepworkerVirtual Submersible Dive
Take a virtual tour of the Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary using a single-person submersible, called DeepWorker 2000. Expore the canopy of a kelp forest and watch sea lions dart by in search of food. This virtual dive was developed in partnership with the National Geographic Society.

children raising handsStellwagen Bank Quiz
Learn about the deep boulder reefs and whale populations off the coast of Boston in the Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary.



puzzle graphicPuzzles and More
Activities from the Pacific Reef Coloring Book.

Students tossing netsGray's Reef Youth Media Project
Middle school students from around the country participated in the Rivers to Reefs Field Study with National Geographic Society. Check out the slide show they put together documenting their field experience on Sapelo Island, Georgia.

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