National marine sanctuaries are living classrooms that can be explored in person or through interactive digital labs and activities. In this section, you will find games, online story books, information on marine careers, activities, free materials and other cool stuff.
Women Exploring the Oceans
Our knowledge of Earth and its oceans has been pieced together through the work of many individuals. Increasingly women have made significant contributions to marine science. Meet a few woman oceanographers to learn about their ocean careers.
Unlock secrets in the deep ocean, track rapidly moving storms, operate state-of-the-art environmental satellites, chart the Nation's waterways, formulate models to forecast climate trends, protect and preserve our living marine resources. It's all in a day's work at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) - a career that makes a world of difference!
The Center for Ocean Sciences Education Excellence and the MATE Center have developed an ocean career Web site that allows you to explore over fifty ocean-related careers, as well as find: a college, university of training center that specializes in ocean-related education; professional societies that can provide career guidance and scholarships; internships and jobs; and hundreds of related links to continue your career exploration.
Careers in Oceanography, Marine Science & Marine Biology
This career directory is divided into three sections: general guides for oceanography and marine science; guides for marine biology, marine mammals, zoos and aquariums; and other guides covering all of science.
What Will You Do?
How much do you appreciate what the ocean has to offer? What will you do to see that it endures for your children?
Ocean Guardian Kid's Club
Kids Make a Difference - Become an Ocean Guardian and join our kids club today!
Ocean for Life
The Ocean for Life program is an initiative to increase cultural understanding through ocean science. Ocean for Life provides high quality, immersive ocean field studies to facilitate cross-cultural learning, appreciation and lasting experiences between multicultural students.
Thank You Ocean
The ocean takes care of us. Let's return the favor. Discover ways to thank the ocean.