Considering the volume of material on the Internet, one of the hardest tasks teachers face is finding user-friendly resources that provide worthwhile information and activities for students. MarineBio.org does exactly that. Developed by the MarineBio Conservation Society, this site presents extensive details about aspects of the world’s oceans in a format appropriate for all grades levels and abilities.

From the homepage alone, one can learn about spotted wobblegong sharks, orcas, vampire squids, moon jellies, and green sea turtles with just the click of a button. Diving deeper, six major headings take viewers to what they want to know. Those interested in discussing the issues facing marine science and the protection of the oceans should follow the link to “Marine Conservation,” which includes several video clips, as well as resources on how people can take part in protecting the oceans. The “Marine Life” page provides a very comprehensive, searchable database of...

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