Discover more than 20 educational resources and activities related to in situ ocean observations and 10 thematic sheets about ocean observing networks, freely accessible on the global ocean observation learning platform enhanced thanks to the Ocean Observers initiative.
What kind of educational material you can find on the Ocean Observers platform?
• You can find educational resources (activities to be done in class, colouring sheets, books, hands on experiments videos, etc.), classified by age and scientific topics here:
• You can find thematic sheets presenting the various Ocean Observing networks and tools here:
Who might be interested in Ocean Observers website?
Ocean scientists, teachers, educators , marine communicators, and more generally any citizen involved in educational activities focused on ocean observations.
What is the Ocean Observers initiative?
The Ocean Observers initiative brings together ocean scientists, educational authorities and teachers, marine communicators, sailing community and other stakeholders (public, policy-makers, etc.), who are willing to share marine science educational resources and experiences for exploring the possibilities to establish new international collaborative activities. A key focus of the initiative is to gather and share experience on educational activities related to in situ ocean observations, to be able in the longer term, to assemble all educational materials in a unique repository freely accessible that will help to build a global ocean observation learning platform.
The Ocean Observers initiative is jointly lead by the World Meteorological Organization – Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission of UNESCO Centre - OceanOPS - and the European contribution to the Argo Programme – Euro-Argo ERIC.