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#BePlasticWise - Take the Plastic Pledge

Added by: Rachael B-I

Description: Plastic is filling our ocean at the rate of one dump truck per minute. It is a human-caused problem but has an attainable person-centered solution. Take the #BePlasticWise pledge to reduce the amount of unnecessary single-use plastic in your life.
Apr 3rd, 2018

Aqua Blog

Name: Aqua Blog

Added by: Rachael B-I

Description: All of the best stories, highlights, tips and tricks, new discoveries, and heroes of ocean conservation from all around the world. Read the Ocean Wise Aqua Blog.
Apr 6th, 2018

Comic Strip Templates - from Picklebums.com

Added by: Rachael B-I

Description: Choose one of the comic book templates to create your own story. http://picklebums.com/free-printable-comic-book-templates/
Jul 14th, 2017

Education Story Maps

Added by: Rachael B-I

Description: Explore pre-made, interactive GIS maps which have been specially designed by Ocean Wise to tell stories all about the oceans. Travel through the water ways of Canada, follow the route of the Polynesian Wayfinders, or learn all about adorable sea otters. New topics are being added regularly, so be sure to check back for more engaging lessons.
Jan 12th, 2018

First Voices

Name: First Voices

Added by: Rachael B-I

Description: FirstVoices is a suite of web-based tools and services designed to support Indigenous people engaged in language archiving, language teaching and culture revitalization.
Mar 26th, 2018

Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup

Added by: Rachael B-I

Description: Looking to take an action and make a difference in your community? Want to learn more about marine debris? Want to join or lead a cleanup. Visit this site for all the important information, resources and support to take part in the Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup.
Apr 6th, 2018

Native Lands

Name: Native Lands

Added by: Rachael B-I

Description: Discover the Indigenous land that you inhabit
Mar 26th, 2018

NatureWatch

Name: NatureWatch

Added by: Rachael B-I

Description: NatureWatch is a community that engages all Canadians in collecting scientific information on nature to understand our changing environment. Find out how you can be a citizen scientist.
Apr 16th, 2018

North America Marine Protected Areas

Added by: Rachael B-I

Description: North America's marine protected areas form networks of remarkable places along the coasts of Canada, the United States and Mexico that protect our continent's incredible variety of marine life and help sustain our communities. This series of films was produced through a unique collaboration of marine protected area agencies and aquarium learning centers in the three countries of North America. The videos illuminate the vital role these areas play in sustaining communities that depend on marine resources, providing exciting recreational experiences, enhancing our scientific understanding, and helping to conserve habitat, restore fisheries and protect species.
May 17th, 2018

Ocean Literacy Middle Course

Added by: Rachael B-I

Description: Learn how the ocean supports life on earth and how humans have a direct connection to it. Become an ocean literate individual as you discover how humans have an impact on the ocean both in constructive and destructive ways. Explore the wide variety of resources, activities, games and lesson plans. Earn your very own badges as you accomplish the seven ocean literacy principles! Designed for grades 7 to 9 and the age equivalent.
Apr 6th, 2018

Ocean Literacy Secondary Course

Added by: Rachael B-I

Description: Learn how the ocean supports life on earth and how humans have a direct connection to it. Become an ocean literate individual as you discover how humans have an impact on the ocean both in constructive and destructive ways. Explore the wide variety of resources, activities, games and lesson plans. Earn your very own badges as you accomplish the seven ocean literacy principles! Designed for Grades 10 to 12 and the age equivalent.
Apr 6th, 2018

Ocean Wise Research

Added by: Rachael B-I

Description: Learn more about the various research projects associated with Ocean Wise. Both onsite and in the field research is constantly ongoing, with many new discoveries made along the way. Each project is unique and is making an active impact on the health of the oceans and the amazing that inhabits it. There are lots of ways you can be involved as well - come and explore.
Apr 3rd, 2018

Ocean Wise Stories

Added by: Rachael B-I

Description: Filled with fascinating stories, videos, and articles, learn how to be an Ocean Wise individual by exploring the stories - new topics are constantly being added so be sure to check back!
Apr 3rd, 2018

Self Directed Visits

Added by: Rachael B-I

Description: Coming to visit Ocean Wise at the Vancouver Aquarium? Visit our Self Directed Visits education page for some expert insight, lesson plans and habitat highlights to bring your visit to the next educational level
Apr 6th, 2018

Two Minute Oceans with Jim Toomey

Added by: Rachael B-I

Description: UN Environment has partnered with internationally acclaimed cartoonist, Jim Toomey – of Sherman’s Lagoon fame – in developing a series of short videos to raise awareness of the importance of oceans and the coastal environment. The videos use animation and humor to explain, in clear and simple language, the role that oceans play in our lives and our very survival
Jan 22nd, 2019