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The OceanWorld team has spent time scouring the web for websites which will best further your understanding of the topic. The sites are rated and linked below with the high points briefly summarized.

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Oceanic Research Group

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Synopsis

This is one of the best ocean sites on the web. This site provides an abundance of information as well as a number of great resources so you can get even more information. There are amazingly beautiful and educational graphics and movies. With numerous Emmy Award winning members of their team, this group provides a wealth of knowledge and experience. There are four or five different sections with a range of information from ocean movies to lessons for teachers (which are wonderfully detailed and thought out) to books, magazines, art and more. This is a site worth devoting some time to.

 

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Quantum Leap Networks

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This site contains pictures and movies from a fish-eye-view cam. These cameras are used by marine biologists to study, for the most part, slow moving marine animals. This particular camera is located in Coral Gable, Florida. This site provides great graphics from pictures and movies pulled from the cameras. It also contains some great scientific information not only on the cameras and the project itself, but also on the marine life we can look at within their site.

 

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Luiz A. Rocha

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This site has an abundance of wonderful information on many types of fish that live in and around coral reefs. From bahavior of the fish, to reproduction, to predators of coral reef fish - this site has it all! There are many beautiful graphics of fish here and loads of information.

 

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Saddleback College

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This interesting and unusal site was created by a group of students (K-12) who are on board a ship traveling to numerous coral atolls. They are maintaining this site with sections on their initial proposal, their daily log, a chart room (with great scientific information), a tool bin, and much more! This site is a blast -- you can learn all about people on a grand ocean adventure!

 

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NOAA

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This site has an abundance of real-time data as well as maps of coral reefs from around the world. This site was designed to "help improve and sustain coral reef health throughout the world". It has an entire section on current data and bulletins on coral reef information, not to mention the awesome graphics you will find throughout the site. This site has a wealth of information as well as many great links and could be used in the classroom by teachers as well as for research by students or any other person wanting to learn more about coral reef health.

 

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Sea World Adventure Parks

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Synopsis

Pretty obviously this site provides detailed instructions on how to grow an artificial coral reef relatively simply and easily.