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


America's Underwater Treasures: More Fun Adventures

Go Outside and …

  • Find somewhere that feels like a "sanctuary" to you.
    • Draw this sanctuary.
    • Write about how it makes you feel to be there.
    • Describe what your sanctuary provides for you.
  • Investigate the environmental factors that affect a river, lake, steam, pond or ocean in your area.
    • Make a list of all the human activities that can impact this area.
    • Test the water in your neighborhood.

Read …

  • Carolina's Story: Sea Turtles Get Sick Too! by Donna Rathmell, a photographic journal of "Carolina," a critically ill loggerhead, as she is nursed back to health and released from the Sea Turtle Hospital of the South Carolina Aquarium.
    • Write a story about a time when you were sick. Who helped you get better?
    • Contact your local wildlife rescue organization to find out if there are ways you can be involved in their effort.

Visit …

  • A local lake, river or ocean recreation information center to find answers to these questions:
    • Who uses the area?
    • Who manages the area?
    • What factors are considered when creating a management plan for the area?

Join …

  • A volunteer water-quality monitoring group.
  • A coastal cleanup or ocean-education effort.
  • An animal census group, to help count and track local or migrating wildlife.
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