Resources for Educators:

Below are PDFs with discussion questions like these for incorporating Ocean Country into high-school and college classes. Also below are some helpful resource links. 

High School Discussion Questions

College Discussion Questions

Classrooms have used the collaborative-learning technique know as the Jigsaw Strategy to incorporate Ocean Country into curriculum. Each student will read one chapter and explain that chapter and their reactions to it to their classmates. Below is a link with more information about the Jigsaw Strategy.

Resource links for the topics covered in Ocean Country:

Education World: Jigsaw Strategy

Manta Trust

Mangrove Action Project

The Bird’s Head Seascape

The Coral Triangle: Amazon of the Oceans

25 Best Ocean Infographics

Monterey Bay Aquarium Seafood Watch

Ocean Literacy Program


Pinniped Cognition & Sensory Systems Laboratory

The Marine Mammal Center

SeaWeb Europe