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Ocean Project

Encarta Starting Points

Ocean and Oceanography

Marine Life

Websites

Underwater Pictures

http://www.echo.com/~queue/uw-browse.html

Waikiki Aquarium

http://www.mic.hawaii.edu/aquarium/index.htm

Ocean Planet/Smithsonian

http://seawifs.gsfc.nasa.gov/ocean_planet.html

Seaweb

http://www.seaweb.org/

Example Poems

Limerick

There once was a manatee named Molly

She was so playful and jolly

Her flippers were strong

And pushed her along

"I'm a swimming sea cow, by golly."

Cinquain

                                                           Line 1: Noun (usually 2 syllables)

                                                           Line 2: Describes noun (usually 4 syllables)

                                                           Line 3: States action (usually 6 syllables)

                                                           Line 4: Expresses a feeling (usually 8 syllables)

                                                           Line 5: Synonym or reminder of Line 1 (usually 2 or 3 syllables)

Sea Shells

Sandy beaches

Buried beneath the sand

How I enjoy exploring

Crustaceans