What is Ocean News?

Ocean News is an exciting educational package produced by the Bamfield Marine Sciences Centre Public Education staff.

Ocean News enhances science learning with hands-on activities, and fits various portions of the B.C. science curriculum for grades 6-10 students.

Each issue is a package containing a Newsletter, a detailed Teacher's Guide, and more!

Latest Issue:  Issue #7 - Climate Change

Newsletters (PFD's available for issues #2 - #6)

  • Each newsletter features different topics in marine science designed for grade 6-10 science reading

  • Activities and challenges included

  • Reports recent science research

  • *Free* Newsprint versions available for classroom use
    - see below for contact information

For more details on
Newsletter content, click here!

TEACHER'S GUIDE (PFD's available for issues #1 - #5)

  • 90 pages packed with 70 different activities

  • Print complete Guide, or individual activities.

  • Integrated approach - ties to other components of the Ocean News Package

  • Integration of science reading skills, and hands-on activities

  • Includes activities to encourage problem solving, and critical thinking

  • Many activities encourage cooperative learning

  • Master photocopy pages included
  • For more details on
    Teacher's Guide content, click here!

Ocean News
Bamfield Marine Sciences Centre
100 Pachena Road.
Bamfield, B.C. V0R 1B0

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