NSTA Journal Articles on Ocean Science

An Interview With Oceanographer Evan B. Forde

The Science Teacher (October 2003)

This month's featured career in science is oceanographer. The Science Teacher interviews Evan B. Forde of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.

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Education and Research: Testing Hypotheses (EARTH)

The Science Teacher (September 2005)

Science teachers and students will soon have access to a remarkable influx of data courtesy of the Integrated Ocean Observing System (IOOS). IOOS is being coordinated by the National Office for Integrated and Sustained Ocean Observations (Ocean.US) and will provide routine and timely data and information on the state of oceans, the U.S. Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ), the Great Lakes, and estuaries throughout the United States.

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Diving into Professional Development

The Science Teacher (December 2004)

The challenge of the Research and Education: Volcanoes, Exploration and Life (REVEL) Project, sponsored by the University of Washington School of Oceanography, is to teach, energize, and reinvigorate teachers, so that they can excite their students about the opportunities and challenges of studying marine science.

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The Marine Mammal Brain Game

The Science Teacher (July/August 2005)

Students compare the brains and behaviors of dolphins, sea lions, and manatees in this unique standards-based activity.

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