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Useful Websites

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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Atlantic Oceanographic and Meterological Laboratory - NOAA

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Synopsis

Answers the who, what, where, when and why of drifting buoy deployment. Supplies the site visitor with real-time observations

 

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U.S. Dept. of Commerce, NOAA, NESDIS

Middle School check check -
Synopsis

There is a wealth of information and visuals at this site if the site visitor will only take the time to scroll each page and click on the many paths available. Go to the Library where you will be amazed at the beautiful photos of everything having to do with the ocean. Online data is available on IDARS (Interactive Data Access and Retrieval System) for coastal waters, environmental buoys, temperature, salinity, and on and on. The "Top Ten Questions" about oceans is informative and provides links for those seeking more information. A must see site!

 

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Surrey Satellite Technology Limited

High School check - -
Synopsis

Provides information on the classification of satellites, satellites presently in orbit, planned launches, military satellites and etc. The site is rich in links. A list (with links) of educational institutes all over the world is available.

 

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Goddard Space Flight Center

Middle School check check check
Synopsis

This great interactive website follows the adventures of a bat named Echo as he tries to locate his mother. There is quite a collection of scientific material delivered in a format suitable for students. The student must answer science questions to help Echo find his mother.

 

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NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory

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Synopsis

This site has the latest news of what is happening at the Jet Propulsion Lab. There is information about all of their missions as well as general information about space science. This is a great site for all sorts of graphics.