Jean-Michel Cousteau: Ocean Adventures

Using Ocean Adventures in the Classroom
A Word from Jean-Michel Cousteau
Educator Guide to Voyage to Kure
Educator Guide to Sharks at Risk
Educator Guide to The Gray Whale Obstacle Course
Educator Guide to America's Underwater Treasures
Educator Guide to Return to the Amazon
Educator Guide to Sea Ghosts (Belugas)
Educator Guide to Call of the Killer Whale
The Watershed Quest
Tips for Using Science Multimedia
Educator Web Links
Download Library
Outreach Partners


Educator Web Links

Some additional fantastic sources for educational materials related to our water resources are listed below.

A fantastic collection of online marine education resources including lesson plans, connections to ocean science research and data, and professional development. Other features include Teachers' Top Web Picks, Online Expeditions, and information exchange newsletters. (at

Cities Under the Sea: Coral Reefs
An interactive web site developed by Ocean Futures Society in association with Disney's Finding Nemo designed to introduce young children to the wonders of coral reef ecosystems. (at

Encyclopedia of the Sanctuaries
Check out the online field guide which includes photos, streaming video and important biological information for over 100 marine species from each of our National Marine Sanctuaries in the United States. (at

Waves, Wetlands and Watersheds
A classroom and community activity guide for teachers that addresses issues such as endangered species, marine debris, coastal geology, water use, and much more. It is carefully aligned for grades 3 through 8 and can be downloaded as a PDF. (at

Water Drop Patch Project
A project jointly developed by the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Girl Scout Council of the Nation's Capital (GSCNC) to encourage girls to make a difference in their communities, and to educate others about the need to protect the nation's water resources. (at

Monterey Bay Aquarium
The following are just some of the resources provided by the aquarium: activities and games, live web cams, an extensive online field guide of marine organisms, information about aquarium careers, and a video library. (at

PBS Teachers
This site catalogs over 3,000 PBS lesson plans and activities as well as professional development opportunities. Use the Oceanography tab in the Science & Tech section to locate additional PBS resources relating to the ocean. (at

Teachers' Domain
A service of WGBH, Teachers' Domain offers rich media assets to bring science to life for K-12 students in exciting, interactive ways. Each asset is paired with scientific background information, lesson plans, and is correlated to standards. (at