Deep Ocean Education Project 

The Deep Ocean Education Project website - launched in 2021 - is a one-stop-shop for ocean exploration education resources, combining materials from NOAA Ocean Exploration, Ocean Exploration Trust , and Schmidt Ocean Institute .

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Featured Content

Exploring the Ocean Using Underwater Robots

Underwater robots explore parts of the deep sea too difficult or dangerous for humans to go. Capable of diving to the darkest, coldest, high pressure regions of our ocean, these technological innovations collect data and show us the organisms that inhabit these extreme enviroments. Learn about the capabilities of these vehicles and design your own tools for underwater exploration with these robot resources!

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Ocean Exploration Education Opportunities for Educators Open Now!

Are you interested in at sea experiences? Or are you looking for funding to bring deep-sea phenomena alive in your classroom? Or are you just looking to learn more about deep-sea topics? Follow the link below for the full list of events and opportunities offered by our organizations!

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Website Features

  Ocean Exploration Themes

Student activities, multimedia galleries, and background information on ocean-related phenomena.

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  Student Activities

Standards aligned science activities that support three-dimensional teaching and learning approaches.

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  Build & Save Your Collection

Save and sort content by customizing easily shareable resource collections.

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Access stunning deep-sea images and videos from expeditions.

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  Ship Tracker

Find where we are currently exploring and heading to next. See who is live streaming from the deep!

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  Events & Opportunities

Lists of upcoming events and opportunities, from live interactions with current expeditions to conferences.

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The Deep Ocean Education Project is created in cooperation with the National Marine Sanctuary Foundation under federal award NA19OAR0110405