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National Ocean Service

The National Ocean Service (NOS) studies, monitors, and protects coastaland marine areas in the United States. The NOS web site offers detailedinformation about the agency’s activities, including access toeducational videos and weekly podcasts on various coastal sciencetopics. The site also hosts more than 1,000 up-to-date nautical charts,tide level data updated every 10 minutes, and beautiful photography inan image gallery. Teachers will find games, activity suggestions, andlesson plan ideas for students in grades 3-12. This site is an excellentresource for students, teachers, mariners, and anyone interested inAmerica’s coastal ecology.

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