American Samoa is the only inhabited U.S. territory in the southern hemisphere, making our national marine sanctuary unique in history and culture. Learn more about American Samoa and find educational resources for teachers and students.
History and culture
Get the basics on American Samoa's location, size, landscape, climate, and people.
Learn about the history of American Samoa and National Marine Sanctuary of American Samoa.
The Samoan way of life is an integral part of American Samoa’s history and culture.
The sanctuary has many educational resources available for students and educators.
Tools for teachers to promote stewardship of the environment through hands-on activities.
Programs that engage and challenge youth to learn about sanctuaries through science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM).