Oceans Alive is a comprehensive resource for you and your students on the topic of oceans. It covers the physical features, the water cycle, continental drift, currents, waves, weather, oceanic layers, exploration, and so much more. This might be one you open up on your interactive whiteboard and use as a text. Great pictures, illustrations, maps and detailed science makes this a go-to resource.
Here is another really great unit titled Oceanography that has lots of resources for your ocean unit. Very colorful and kid friendly – might make a great interactive whiteboard tool.
Ocean floor model activity and diagram for your ocean floor lesson.
Lesson Plans for the Ocean
Here is a great visual of the earth from the highest peaks to the lowest depths. Comparisons of oxygen levels and historic locations all in one scrollable image.
Here is a great YouTube video explaining how surface waves become surf that crash on the beach.
Ocean Adventures is a PBS production from Jean-Michael Cousteau. Included are lesson plans, videos, articles, games and more for your ocean lessons. Here are the full videos (about one hour each) for you to use, if you desire.
There's lots for you and your students to discover at the Natural History Museum. The deep ocean and frozen oceans along with the many forms of ocean life are just a few of the interesting topics available.
Have your kids create a Motion Ocean – easy hands-on activity for your class from National Geographic.
Sonar allows scientists to see the ocean floor. This video tells the story of how they do this. From National Geographic.
Online games/quizzes created by other teachers or their students related to your ocean topic can be found at purposegames.com – take a look at the large list of ocean related topics they have available.