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Finding accurate and understandable scientific information on the internet can be difficult. Sites like Wikipedia can be a good place to start, but often contain misleading, incomplete, or wholly incorrect information. Generally, websites from universities, research institutes, and government agencies are reliable. The following are some recommended educational resources.
Those marked with stars (**) are highly recommended.
NANOOS (Northwest USA)
**NOAA (National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration) - 300+ lesson plans for various age groups
A Snail's Odyssey - invertebrate information, with real research examples (be sure to look through all the menus)
The deep ocean - Natural History Museum, UK
The Bioluminescence Web Page - MBARI and University of California at Santa Barbara. Be sure to check out “Functions” and “Photos”
A Census of the Ocean - TED Talk by Dr. Paul Snelgrove
Bioluminescence - TED Talk by Dr. Edith Widder
**NOAA (National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration) - Marine video lessons
e.g. "Deep sea benthos" video with with bioluminescence activity
Ocean for Youth - An organization designed to promote underwater education for youth