For Students

An anemone with black and white tentacles on a sandy seafloor.
Sea anemones have stinging cells on their tentacles which protect them from potential predators. Photo: MaryBeth Head/NOAA

The ocean and Gray's Reef National Marine Sanctuary are great places to explore and discover.

A number of fish and marine life swim on a reef while a diver swims in the background waters

Creature Feature

Learn about some of the unique marine life found in southeast U.S. waters and Gray's Reef National Marine Sanctuary.

A fish buried below algae and soft coral on a reef.

Virtual Experiences

Dive into the sanctuary through 360 photos and videos showing the incredible life and biodiversity of the live bottom.

An underwater robot extends an arm to a PVC pipe to move it

ROV Competition

Middle and high school-aged teams come to Savannah each year with their self-built remotely operated vehicles.

A group of people in ocean-themed costumes poses for a group picture inside of a movie theater

Student Opportunities

Get involved in helping your sanctuary in a variety of different ways while gaining valuable experience.