Ocean Energy

The Minerals Management Sources in California has produced a great site with extensive, downloadable lesson guides on energy from the ocean.

Energy lesson plans from the US Department of Energy organized according to grade level and containing some extensive investigations into ocean-derived energy.

Again from the Department of Energy: a more extensive look at ocean energy with a great explanation of the basics.

Renewable energy descriptions that include wave and thermal energy from the oceans.

Ocean Energy Online Event

Ocean Energy

Some look to the ocean and take in seascapes that calm the mind and soothe the senses, while others see a bounty of living resources and biodiversity. The oceans have supported great societies and civilizations, and have been the setting for innumerable historical events. But more and more, people are looking to the sea for something the land is increasingly unable to provide at the levels we demand: energy.