Resources for Schools and Communities

Access to a wide range of educational materials, posters, brochures and factsheets.

Education and Awareness resources from SPREP
Books, fact sheets and DVDs available from the This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Marinebio kids
Cool sites, games and puzzles online... most involve marine biology but some are simply fun

Ocean Classroom
Education is the primary tool for building public awareness and the inter-generational transfer of knowledge. The Ocean Classroom provides essential information about on-line resources, a catalogue of curriculum, profiles of ocean exemplars and provocative organizations,ocean schools, and visualization theatre, a unique series of audio-visual demonstrations of the inter-relationship of natural systems and human activities.

The Ocean Classroom is organized by themes: Fresh Water and Sanitation, Marine Biology, Ocean Energy, Fisheries and Food, Conservation, Commerce, Coastal Issues,The Law of the Sea, and Cultural History and Traditions. 

Ocean Portal
A unique, interactive online experience that inspires awareness, understanding, and stewardship of the world's Ocean, developed by the Smithsonian Institution's National Museum of Natural History and more than 20 collaborating organizations.

Oceans for life
National Geographics Ednet 'Our environment & Ocean for life' site is full of great resources

Oceanworld
Information and activities on weather, Forams, coral reefs, satellites, El Niño, ice ages, fisheries, waves, icebergs and currents.

ReefBase Pacific 'Education Center'
The ReefBase Pacific Education Center is a virtual resource center providing easy access to materials that support reef related education and outreach activities. These have been developed by various organisations and projects working in the region with the aim of mobilizing important information in a non-technical form to communities, school groups and the general public.

SEREAD
SEREAD (Scientific Educational Resources and Experience Associated with the Deployment of Argo profiling floats in the South Pacific Ocean) is an educational program and resource that provides regionally relevant and focused ocean science that is built upon Argo data in a format that fits directly into existing curricula of Pacific Island schools. SEREAD teaches basic scientific fundamentals in a hands-on approach using examples that build on Pacific students' everyday observations and experiences.

SPC Coastal Fisheries Programme Brochures and Posters