Sites for Teachers

Plot Your Course

How do you know where you are if you're surrounded by water? This lesson teaches students to interpret nautical charts using real-time data.
http://oceanservice.noaa.gov/education/lessons/plot_course.html

Motion in the Ocean

This page is a complete lesson plan on Ocean waves and currents. It links to other educational pages.
http://oceanservice.noaa.gov/education/lessons/ocean_motion.html

Ready, Set, Drift

Full lesson plan on navigating currents and drifts. Links to multimedia, games, quizzes and real time information
http://oceanservice.noaa.gov/education/lessons/ready_set_drift.html

Navigation Response Teams

Page is an explanation of Navigation Response teams.
http://oceanservice.noaa.gov/news/features/mar10/nrt.html

Navigation and Ocean Currents

Page is a lesson on navigating ocean currents and is part of a larger set of lessons.
http://www.coolclassroom.org/cool_projects/lessons/physics_middleschool/physicsmiddlesch.html

Marine Navigation

This page provides information on NOAA's role in today's market, disaster response and several other topics.
http://www.oceanservice.noaa.gov/topics/navops/marinenav/welcome.html

Do You Need a Map?

This page is a complete lesson plan on the importance of marine navigation and science in today''s world.
http://oceanservice.noaa.gov/education/lessons/need_a_map.html

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