How to Understand the Ocean Through Literacy

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    This week on World Ocean Radio we're discussing the importance of ocean literacy and ocean education to transform our understanding of the ocean's contributions to human health and survival. We highlight the seven principles of Ocean Literacy and some perspectives that we can use to expand them into a set of curricular approaches that pertain to science, climate impacts and solutions for our future.

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About World Ocean Radio
Peter Neill, Director of the World Ocean Observatory and host of World Ocean Radio, provides coverage of a broad spectrum of ocean issues from science and education to advocacy and exemplary projects. World Ocean Radio, a project of the World Ocean Observatory, is a weekly series of five-minute audio essays available for syndicated use at no cost by college and community radio stations worldwide.

World Ocean Radio is produced in association with WERU-FM in Blue Hill, Maine and is distributed worldwide by the Public Radio Exchange and the Pacifica Network.

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Ocean Literacy

Resources
A Handbook for Increasing Ocean Literacy contains the Scope and Sequence and Alignment of Ocean Literacy to the Next Generation Science Standards.

All the Ocean Literacy info you need is available here, including the most recent version of the Ocean Literacy Guide.

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