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Ocean School with Google Classroom™

Part A. Create an account

Step 1: Go the assignment your teacher sent you in Google Classroom

Log into Google Classroom.

Find the “Welcome to Ocean School” assignment.

Follow the link to create an account for Ocean School.


You will see a video tour of Ocean School.

At the end of the video, you will set your password.



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Step 2: Create a password

Create a password.

We suggest using a password that is easy for you to remember.




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Step 3: Bookmark your Class URL

Go back to Google Classroom.

Open the “Welcome to Ocean School” assignment.

Follow the second link to join your class.

Bookmark this URL and use it every time you use Ocean School for class.

Let your teacher know when you’re ready to move on to the next part.



Part B. Create a crew

Ocean School is designed for you to work in small groups called crews.

Crew members navigate Ocean School and unlock media together.

You must create a crew the first time you log in.

Make sure all of your crew members are together when you create your crew because you need to link your accounts.

Working alone? You can have a one-person crew.

Step 1

Choose one member of your group to create your crew on Ocean School.

That person will do Step 2 and Step 3.

Here's an example of a crew.

Step 2

Go to the "Welcome to Ocean School" assignment in Google Classroom.

Follow the link to join your class.

The Ocean School page will open.


Step 3

Click Get Started.

Enter a Crew name in the Create a Crew box, then click Keep Going

Click Add a member.

Log in to Ocean School.

For the Username, use the email address that you use to log in to Google Classroom.

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Step 4

Now the rest of your group members need to log in on the same device.

Click Add a member to add the next person.

When all of your crew members have logged in, click Keep Going.

Step 5

Work together to create a flag.

Now you're ready to get started!

You can continue to explore Ocean School together on one device or log into multiple devices.

Part C. Submit your work

When you are ready, review how to submit your work in Google Classroom.

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