What is Ocean School?

Ocean School is a free, innovative ocean education resource for use in the classroom and at home.

Our resources span science, social studies, language arts, and more!

Ocean School is developed in partnership with the Ocean Frontier Institute at Dalhousie University and the National Film Board of Canada.

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Explore the ocean through immersive multimedia lessons created by scientists, educators, and storytellers.

What is Ocean School?

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Free, engaging, informative

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Maximize your class time

We've worked with teachers like you to offer one-of-a-kind learning experiences. Choose one of our themed collections, or mix and match resources from our searchable catalogue. Our activities are Creative Commons, so you can remix them to suit your needs!

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Transform your classroom

Our inquiry-based learning approach helps students develop critical thinking and encourages them to take action. Each piece of media comes with a ready-made activity designed to engage your students' problem-solving and critical-thinking skills.

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Making the ocean accessible to everyone

Our website is mobile-friendly, and we offer closed captioning, described video, and video transcripts for all of our videos.


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Making the ocean accessible to everyone

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It is always a beautiful moment when students connect our life on land to the ocean!

Daniel Kasnick
Daniel Kasnick Newton College

One ocean connects us

Ocean School's mission is to help everyone understand our influence on the ocean and the ocean’s influence on us. We aim to empower people with knowledge, tools, and inspiration so that they can take action for the ocean.

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350,000 learning sessions

Learners from over 100 countries

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Over 100 resources