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

Dive In To Deep-Sea Phenomena

Start the new year (or semester) off right by adding deep-sea resources to your curriculum. Explore educational resources like fact sheets, lessons, videos, and more and discover exciting deep-ocean phenomena to share with your students. Don't forget to create a free account to save your resources for later or to share with a friend/colleague!

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2023 Student Opportunities Closing Soon

Whether you are you a college student looking for opportunities to join ocean explorers at-sea or are a K-12 student looking to apply your artistic skills to a new subject -- there are plenty of opportunities to explore with us. Read about our student opportunities and apply today!

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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