NMM – Your Ocean site is from the National Maritime Museum and has 4 sections – your energy, waste, stuff and climate. It has interesting information in each section that is relevant to everyone and some great games such as managing an oil spill, or investigating the climate in 2050….
COASTS TOPIC SITES
BBC Rivers and coasts
BBC site with information on rivers and coasts, starting with ‘What is a coast?’ and including the water cycle..
NHM – The big seaweed search
Natural History Museum big seaweed search, find out why sea weed is important and how to identify the different types found on our shorelines….
The Jurassic Coast
Site about Britain’s Jurassic coast has information on its fossils and how the coastline was formed as well as a ‘video’ of a prehistoric sea creature swimming…
Woodlands site – coasts
A school site specifically set up to help children with projects on coasts, lots of information and easy to read …
SAS – beach litter
Surfers Against Sewage site has information on beach litter as well as toxic chemicals dumped in our seas…
BBC North East Coasts
This site is aimed at secondary Geography but has interesting information on the impact of human and natural pressures on the coastline of N.E.
Explore the North Devon Coast
Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty site that has a map where you can look at different parts of the North Devon Coast in more detail, with some stunning pictures…
MBGnet – coasts and oceans
A great site from the Missouri Botanical Gardens with sections on coasts, temperate oceans and tropical oceans….
A charity that is all about the Noth Devon coast, this link is to their gallery which has some great pictures of wildlife found on our coastline…
Westward Ho – Pebble Ridge
An interesting section on the Westward Ho! site explaining how Pebble Ridge was formed….