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All About Tidal Pools in Maine __ A brief overview with photos and resources. - illustrated - From Consolidated School, Kennebunkport, ME - http://staff.rsu21.net/nnaimey/Tidal%20Pool%20WebQuest/Tidal%20Pool%20WebQuest%20Main%20Page.htm


The Fitzgerald Marine Reserve __ You will find a description of Fitzgerald Reserve (Montara - Half Moon Bay Coast) and low, mid and high tidal zones. Good introduction for kids. - illustrated - From sfgate.com - http://www.sfgate.com/getoutside/1996/jun/fitz.html


Internet Resources for Rocky Tide Pools __ A directory of resources. - From Beth Sommerville - http://www1.kent.k12.wa.us/ksd/gr/curriculum/3rd/tidepools.htm


Let's Go Hawaii - Kapoho Tide Pools, Big Island __ Learn about this tide pool attraction on the Big Island of Hawaii. - illustrated - From letsgo-hawaii.com - http://www.letsgo-hawaii.com/kapoho/  

Life at the Edge of the Sea - Virtual Tide Pool __ "The NATURE Virtual Tide Pool allows you to interact with one of the natural world's most fascinating places: that square of water where the ocean meets the land. The animals that live in this environment range from soft-bodied nudibranchs to hard-shelled crabs to the birds, bears, and seals that come to feed at the water's edge." QuickTime VR capability needed - illustrated - From PBS - http://www.pbs.org/wnet/nature/edgeofsea/tidepool.html 



Life on the Edge __ "Oceans cover more than 70% of the earth's surface. Everywhere that the ocean meets the land, a unique and brutal habitat exists. Waves pounding at the rocks constantly reshape the coastline. In this narrow band between water and land, strange animals and plants thrive. Within the confines of the shore, tidal plants and animals have developed specializations which allow them to survive." An excellent introduction to tide pools. - illustrated - From sfgate.com - http://www.sfgate.com/getoutside/1996/jun/edge.html


Life on the Rocky Shore __ Use the links on the left to access the various parts of this website. Games, images, tide schedules and more. - illustrated - From library.thinkquest.org - http://library.thinkquest.org/J001418/


Maine Tide Pool __ This Maine tide pool video also opens the way to many more tide pool videos.  No narrative, just natural sounds. - video - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vroP-wz2Q9k


Maine tide pools - Dave Grant - Brookdale College Ocean Institute ... __ An illustrated essay about isolated waters along the Maine coast. - illustrated - From .brookdalecc.edu - http://ux.brookdalecc.edu/staff/sandyhook/dgrant/field/Maine-tide-pools.html    
Monterey Bay Aquarium: Tide Pool Video __ Watch a 10-minute video taken in the living tide pool exhibit in the Monterey Bay Aquarium Rocky Shore gallery. Once you have finished that, there is an additional 'ton' of information to browse through. - illustrated - From Monterey Bay Aquarium - http://www.mbayaq.org/efc/efc_rocky/rocky_cam.asp 


Oregon Coast Tidepools __ "There is so much fun to be had exploring Oregon Coast tidepools. Imagine a zoo with no cages, barriers between you and the animals and no entrance fee."  Article and video, no narrative, just music, but nice music. - illustrated - From romantic-oregon-coast.com - http://www.romantic-oregon-coast.com/oregon-coast-tidepools.html


Oregon Coast Tide Pools: The Complete Guide __ A guide to Oregon tide pools, where to find them and what you will find. - illustrated - From beachconnection.net - http://www.beachconnection.net/oregon_coast/72207oregon_coast_tidepools.php


San Diego Tide Pools __ General overview and location guide for San Diego area tide pools. - illustrated - From hribar.com - http://www.hribar.com/san-diego-tide-pools.html 


Secrets of the Tide Pools __ Have you ever wondered what creatures live along the rocky shores of the Pacific Ocean? Secrets are hiding along the many rocky shores. If you explore carefully with lots of patients you will see how much activity goes on in the tide pools. - illustrated - From ThinkQuest - http://library.thinkquest.org/J002608/Tidepool_home_page.html


Tidal Creatures and Plants of British Columbia __ A large collection of click-to-view photos and information. - illustrated - From Kerry L. Werry - http://www3.telus.net/kerryw/creature/creature.htm



Tide pool __ You will find an encyclopedic article with links to related materials. "Tide pools (also tidal pools or rock pools) are rocky pools by oceans that are filled with seawater. Tide pools can either be small and shallow or large and deep." - illustrated - From wikipedia - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tide_pool


Tide Pool Life British Columbia __ Visiting this video will also lead you to dozens of other videos of tide pool life. - video - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TSED9LWjO1g


Tide Pool Life and El Nino __ "Although well adapted to their environments, it remains to be seen whether or not El Niño will cause a change in the number of these organisms found. Warmer waters, as previously described, have the potential to cause many changes in a typical tide pool's ecosystem..."  A good look at this question.  The page background may make it somewhat difficult to read for some.  Me, for example. - illustrated - From pleasanton.k12.ca.us - http://www.pleasanton.k12.ca.us/avhsweb/thiel/creek/research/98/Wikner/rea.htm


Tide Pool - What Is a Tide Pool - Marine Life __ "A tide pool is a puddle of water left when the ocean recedes. This occurs as the tide turns from high tide to low tide."  A brief overview and resources. - From about.com - http://marinelife.about.com/od/glossary/g/Tide-Pool-Tidepool.htm


Tidepool Tim's Marine Life Blog __ You will find interesting articles and images about tide pools and tide pool life. - illustrated - From tidepooltim.blogspot.com - http://tidepooltim.blogspot.com/ 


Tidepool Animals __ A list of tide pool animals by phylum many with links to photos and descriptions. - From thinkquest.org - http://library.thinkquest.org/J001418/animals.html 
Tidepool - Window into the Sea __ "Tidepools form where pools of water collect in rocky hollows at low tide. There are easier places in the ocean to survive. Tides, temperature, saltiness--all these are constantly changing . Only hardy animals can survive in the tidepool. Most of them are animals without backbones--invertebrates--which are fairly simple compared to other kinds of sea animals, such as fishes and whales." Learn how these creatures have adapted to their harsh environment. - illustrated - From Gulf of Maine Aquarium - http://www.gma.org/katahdin/tidepool.html 



Tide Pools __ A brief look at tide pools of the American Pacific Coast with galleries of tide pool animals. - illustrated - From Aris Multimedia Entertainment,Inc - http://www.calstatela.edu/faculty/eviau/edit557/oceans/norma/otdpls.htm 


Tide Pools __ A very brief (one paragraph) overview of tide pools for a quick reference. - illustrated - From mbgnet.net - http://www.mbgnet.net/salt/sandy/tidepool.htm

Tide Pools __ "Tide pools are rocky areas on the edge of an ocean that are filled with sea water. Many plants and creatures live there. For example, you might see starfish, anemones, urchins, barnacles, crabs, kelp and other sea plants in a tide pool." Here you will find articles and links to additional resources. - From 42explore.com - http://42explore.com/tidepool.htm


Tide Pools - The North Olympic Peninsula Visitors and Convention ... __ An introduction to these tide pools and many embedded links to related topics. - illustrated - From visitolympicpeninsula.org - http://www.visitolympicpeninsula.org/tidepools.html


Virtual Tide Pool __ A graphic introduction to tide pools and tide pool life for the younger student.  Just click on an animal to enter. - illustrated - From ocparks.com - http://www.ocparks.com/tidepools/tidepool.htm  


Visitors strip Pacific Grove's Great Tide Pool of precious marine life __ Learn about the danger to these preserves, read some examples of what people are doing, and learn what additional measures may be put into place to protect this resource. - illustrated - From cyberwest.com - http://www.cyberwest.com/cw18/pacific_grove.html 


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