Children gathered around a laptop.
Scientists are holding a shark to the side of a boat and attaching tracking tags to it. The video icon used on the Ocean School website is in the top right corner of the image. This icon shows a 'play button' that looks like a circle with a triangle in the middle pointing to the right.
Fisheye aerial view of Cocos Island. The 360° video icon used on the Ocean School website is in the top right corner of the image. This icon shows an arrow making a 360° turn.
Person looking at the Fly ROPOS experience on a tablet. The augmented reality icon used on the Ocean School website is in the top right corner of the image. This icon shows a cube.
Screenshot of a rubric. The assessment icon used on the Ocean School website is in the top right corner of the image. This icon shows a certificate that includes a ribbon and a check mark.
Screenshot of the Anatomy of a cod experience showing the cod’s organs. The interactive icon used on the Ocean School website is in the top right corner of the image. This icon shows a mouse cursor.
Screenshot of an underwater view from the Dive Detective experience. The virtual reality icon used on the Ocean School website is in the top right corner of the image. This icon shows VR goggles.
Screenshot of the “Current News: salmon” newsreel. The newsreel icon used on the Ocean School website is in the top right corner of the image. This icon shows a document page.
Children gathered around a laptop.

What kinds of resources are available on Ocean School?

There are many types of resources available on the Ocean School site.

These include:

Scientists are holding a shark to the side of a boat and attaching tracking tags to it. The video icon used on the Ocean School website is in the top right corner of the image. This icon shows a 'play button' that looks like a circle with a triangle in the middle pointing to the right.

Videos

Short videos that are 2 to 5 minutes long.

Fisheye aerial view of Cocos Island. The 360° video icon used on the Ocean School website is in the top right corner of the image. This icon shows an arrow making a 360° turn.

360° videos

Video recordings where an omnidirectional camera films a view in every direction at once. It’s like being the passenger in a car. You can look all around you, but the driver (filmmaker) decides where to take you.

Person looking at the Fly ROPOS experience on a tablet. The augmented reality icon used on the Ocean School website is in the top right corner of the image. This icon shows a cube.

Augmented reality

Augmented reality (AR) experiences add digital elements to a live view from your device’s camera.

Screenshot of a rubric. The assessment icon used on the Ocean School website is in the top right corner of the image. This icon shows a certificate that includes a ribbon and a check mark.

Assessments

Peer assessment and self-assessment forms provided in Google Forms, Google Docs, and Microsoft document formats as well as sample rubrics that could be imported into Microsoft Teams and Google Classroom.

You can copy and adapt these documents to meet your needs.

Screenshot of the Anatomy of a cod experience showing the cod’s organs. The interactive icon used on the Ocean School website is in the top right corner of the image. This icon shows a mouse cursor.

Interactives

Short interactive experiences that combine video, audio clips, pictures, 360° videos, maps and other infographics.

Screenshot of an underwater view from the Dive Detective experience. The virtual reality icon used on the Ocean School website is in the top right corner of the image. This icon shows VR goggles.

Virtual reality

Virtual reality (VR) experiences transport you to new environments, both real and imaginary. In a VR experience, you decide what you want to see and where you wish to go.

Screenshot of the “Current News: salmon” newsreel. The newsreel icon used on the Ocean School website is in the top right corner of the image. This icon shows a document page.

Newsreels

Curated news articles to improve literacy and encourage critical thinking.