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Sea Secrets
Sea Connections
Ocean Market
Pollution Solution
Stranded Along the Coast
Reflections on the Sea

Sea Connections: Resources


Visit Ocean Planet online.

Using the Exhibition Topic Outline, choose Ocean Planet Marine Life Facts, Creatures of the Thermal Vents, The Living Reef, and Aliens Among Us (under Educational Materials in the Ocean Planet Floor Plan); and Threatened Habitats and Fishing Issues (under Oceans in Peril). Click on "Resource Room" to link to such resources as the Electronic Zoo.Visit the Marine Biodiversity Sculpture (under Ocean Science) or use the Image Catalog (under Resource Room) for photographs of organisms from each of the marine ecosystems mentioned in the preceding activity.


Brower, Kenneth. Realms of the Sea. Washington, D.C.: National Geographic Society, 1991.

Cerullo, Mary M. Coral Reef: A City That Never Sleeps. New York: Cobblehill Books, 1996.

Charton, Barbara. The Facts on File Dictionary of Marine Science. New York: Facts on File, 1986.

Fodor, R. V. The Strange World of Deep-Sea Vents. Springfield, New Jersey: Enslow Publishers, 1991.



Duxbury, Alyn C., and Alison B. Duxbury. An Introduction to the World's Oceans. 4th ed. Dubuque, Iowa: William C. Brown, 1994.

Earle, Sylvia A. Sea Change, A Message of the Oceans. New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1995.

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