Using the Exhibition Topic Outline, look under Ocean Science to become fully immersed in ocean exploration. Go to the Image Catalog for photographs and illustrations of submersibles and other equipment used to plumb the depths of the sea. To view the latest images of the ocean compiled from satellite and sonar data, look at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's global gravity map.
RESOURCES FOR STUDENTS
Simon, Seymour. Oceans. New York: Morrow Junior Books, 1990
Waters, John F. Deep-Sea Vents: Living Worlds without Sun. New
York: Cobblehill Books, 1994.
RESOURCES FOR TEACHERS
Duxbury, Alyn C., and Alison B. Duxbury. An Introduction to the World's Oceans. 4th ed. Dubuque, Iowa: William C. Brown, 1994.
Whipple, A.B.C. Planet Earth: Restless Oceans. New York: Time-Life Books, 1983.