Fun and Informative Links

The Sea Scouts is a program of the Boy Scouts of America that is available for co-ed youth 14-20 years of age to learn leadership skills, seamanship, and aquatic skills above and below water; and to learn of opportunities for careers in the marine sciences.

MATE (Marine Advanced Technology Education Center) coordinates student ROV competitions across the U.S., Canada, and Hong Kong.

National Ocean Sciences Bowl (NOSB) is an annual academic competition for high school students that focuses on ocean-related topics.

Junior Engineering Technical Society (JETS): Providing Real-World Engineering Insight and Challenges for High School Students

The Japanese Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology has a good English-Language site for students with interesting videos, fun activities, and information on what JAMSTEC does.

Find out about the Coastal America Partnership’s National Student Summit on Oceans and Coasts.

Get ocean data at the National Data Buoy Center. Click Science Education.

For great underwater photos, visit these sites:

The Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution has developed a web site highlighting the achievements of women in oceanography.

The Science Museum in San Francisco mounts electronic versions of hands-on exhibits at

The Mad Scientist Network provides a forum where you can learn about the world around you with an "Ask a Scientist" section, labs and a library where you can find out about careers in science.

At the Science Learning Network you can track a hurricane, view tiny creatures and learn about all areas of science.

Find out how scientists use satellites to study the oceans at ORBITaL.

Games about the oceans and the critters in them are at

A fun site to study the universe is Voyager for Kids, an e-magazine developed by Scripps Institution of Oceanography for students of all ages who are interested in oceanography.

Find interactive math and science simulations at:

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