Water: Oceans, Coasts, Estuaries & Beaches
Oceans, Estuaries, and Coasts for Children, Students and Teachers
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Estuaries, Scenes of Transition; Protecting Our Nation's Estuaries; and Keeping Our Oceans Clean and Safe
Use this Web site to explore estuaries, unique places where freshwater rivers and streams flow into the ocean, mixing with the seawater. On this site find games and activities for students as well as virtual tours of two estuaries: Barataria Bay, Louisiana, and Long Island Sound.
Letters from Students
Fifteen letters from first graders on marine debris.
Non-Point Source Program Kids' Page
From Masterbug Theater to activities for middle school students, this page covers the non-point activities for children and teachers.
Office of Groundwater and Drinking Water Kids' Page
Children's activities and classrooms experiments and information. A version also En Espanol.
For Students and Teachers
Lessons for K-12 from the Barataria-Terrebonne National Estuary Program
Play an Interactive Estuaries Game by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)