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All About Lobsters

All you want to know about lobsters, from their biology, to the history of lobster boats, to how to eat them!

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All About Turtles

One of our original education sites, this favorite provides a wealth of information about turtles found in Maine, and includes many easy yet fun classroom or family activities.

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Atlantic Herring

Learn about this keystone species' biology, as well as how it is harvested and current research being done in and around the Gulf of Maine.

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Biological Nanotechnology

A three-year biological nanotechnology project investigating how marine organisms construct shells out of molecular-scale building blocks of calcium and silica.

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Creatures and Places

From the whimsical to the informative, there are topics sure to be of interest to everyone....

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Fishes of the Gulf of Maine

The full content of Bigelow and Schroeder's classic 1953 edition is online here.

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Global Climate Change

A series of ten classroom-tested activities on the potential consequences of climate variability and change, produced in cooperation with the Institute for Global Environmental Strategies.

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Katahdin to the Sea

Explore the many varied aquatic habitats of Maine

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Marine Mammals

Research marine mammals in the Gulf of Maine and elsewhere. Enjoy many photos and links to other resources.

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Space Available

Extensive site with nearly 100 NASA-tested classroom activities on how to study the ocean from space.

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What is a stream? A rich source of information about environments around streams, including literary resources for classroom use.

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Undersea Landscapes

A virtual visit to what lies beneath the water in the Gulf of Maine. Take any one of five different "journeys" to learn about Cashes Ledge, alewives, brook trout, lobsters, or the Bay of Fundy.

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Book Reviews

Read brief reviews of some of our recent favorites, and click directly to to purchase your copy.