USCI Science Project & The Ocean Agency Teaching Resources

K-12 Lesson plans and toolkits on mangroves, seagrass, coral and ocean literacy. Using art to inspire advocacy.  

Deep-Sea Ecosystems: Extreme Living

Students discuss how they and other organisms adapt to survive in different environments. They discover the characteristics of deep-sea extremophiles that help those organisms survive in several deep-sea ecosystems.

Deep Ocean Education Project

Resources for educators, students, and the public, the Deep Ocean Education Project website will help you harness the power of three leaders in ocean exploration: NOAA Ocean Exploration, Ocean Exploration Trust, and Schmidt Ocean Institute.

Nautilus Live Ocean Exploration Trust Educator Resources

STEAM education resources are designed for learners in schools, at home, or in their community and include national-standard aligned activities, facilitation guides, engineering design challenges, and creative projects. Designed by educators, these resources are free for explorers at every age and stage. Searchable by grade level and theme.

Aquarius - Sea Surface Salinity from Space

Their goal? To demonstrate how improved understanding of salinity-driven circulation – and its influence on climate and the water cycle – can benefit student learning. Their "Salinity Patterns & the Water Cycle" resources are aligned with the National Science Education Standards for Physical Science. Grades K - 12.