National Ocean Service

The National Ocean Service (NOS) studies, monitors, and protects coastaland marine areas in the United States.

The NOS web site offers detailed information about the agency'€™s activities, including access to educational videos and weekly podcasts on various coastal science topics. The site also hosts more than 1,000 up-to-date nautical charts,tide level data updated every 10 minutes, and beautiful photography in an image gallery. Teachers will find games, activity suggestions, and lesson plan ideas for students in grades 3-12. This site is an excellent resource for students, teachers, mariners, and anyone interested in America's coastal ecology.

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