Oregon Coast Aquarium’s Oceanscape Network

The Oceanscape Network is an educational web-based application designed to connect preteens and teens and their teachers to science, nature and outdoor experiences using technology as the catalyst. Utilizing an interactive mapping systems, users can navigate the Oregon Coast and adjacent regions, visit major landmarks and ecosystems, submit sightings of wild animals, or use the Global Positioning System for some high-tech exploration of outdoor areas. A sophisticated infrastructure also allows educators to create online student communities, facilitate guided inquiry projects, and access classroom resources including lesson plans which comply with Oregon science standards and the Ocean Literacy Principals. This FREE resource can be found at http://oceanscape.aquarium.org.


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